Cau·lo·bac·ter | \ˈkȯlōˌbaktə(r)\

Definition of Caulobacter 

: a genus (the type of the family Caulobacteraceae) of gram-negative aquatic bacteria that are motile by polar flagella when young but later fixed to the substrate by a stalk and that multiply by transverse binary fission

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Other Words from Caulobacter

caulobacterium \¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗ˈtirēəm \ noun

History and Etymology for Caulobacter

New Latin, from caul- + -bacter

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