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eubacterium

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noun eu·bac·te·ri·um \ˌyü-bak-ˈtir-ē-əm\

Definition of eubacterium

  1. :  any of the bacteria excluding those included in the archaebacteria or the archaea

eu·bac·te·ri·al play \-ē-əl\ adjective


Origin of eubacterium

New Latin


First Known Use: 1913


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eubacterium

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noun eu·bac·te·ri·um \ˌyü-bak-ˈtir-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of eubacterium

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of gram-positive anaerobic rod-shaped bacteria that do not form spores, that are found in the bodily cavities of animals including humans, in plant and animal products, in infections of soft tissue, and in soil, and that include some forms which may be pathogenic

  2. 2plural eu·bac·te·ria \-ē-ə\play :  any microorganism of the subkingdom Eubacteria or the domain Bacteria




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