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Eubacteria

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noun plural Eu·bac·te·ria \ˌyü-bak-ˈtir-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of Eubacteria

  1. :  a subkingdom of prokaryotic microorganisms that is equivalent to the domain Bacteria in the three-domain classification of living things, that comprises microorganisms either lacking a cell wall, having a thick cell wall of peptidoglycan, or having a thin cell wall of peptidoglycan with an outer layer of lipoprotein, and that includes most of the familiar bacteria of medical and economic importance




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