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sulfur bacterium

noun

Definition of sulfur bacterium

  1. :  any of various bacteria (especially genus Thiobacillus) capable of metabolizing sulfur compounds



1891

First Known Use of sulfur bacterium

1891


Medical Dictionary

sulfur bacterium

noun

Medical Definition of sulfur bacterium

  1. :  any of various bacteria capable of reducing sulfur compounds; especially :  one of the genus Thiobacillus




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