Medical Dictionary

azotobacter


azotobacter

noun azo·to·bac·ter \ā-ˈzōt-ə-ˌbak-tər\

Definition of AZOTOBACTER

1
capitalized :  a genus of large rod-shaped or spherical bacteria occurring in soil and sewage and fixing atmospheric nitrogen
2
:  any bacterium of the genus Azotobacter
March 03, 2015
thanatology Hear it
The study of death and grieving
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears