Beg·giat·o·a·les | \ bə-ˌja-tə-ˈwā-(ˌ)lēz \
Definition of Beggiatoales
: an order of free-living bacteria having relatively large rigid cells often in filaments, lacking flagella and moving by gliding like some of the blue-green algae, and often containing sulfur granules within or on the surface of the cells — see beggiatoa
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