microbacterium


mi·cro·bac·te·ri·um

noun \-bak-ˈtir-ē-əm\

Definition of MICROBACTERIUM

1
capitalized : a genus of minute nonmotile gram-positive thermotolerant bacteria closely related to or included in the family Corynebacteriaceae that are common in dairy products and the mammalian intestinal tract
2
plural mi·cro·bac·te·ria \-ē-ə\ : any of numerous minute heat-resistant bacteria; specifically : any bacterium of the genus Microbacterium

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up microbacterium? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).