Cellvibrio

noun Cell·vib·rio \(ˈ)selˈvibrēˌō\

Definition of Cellvibrio

  1. :  a genus of long slender slightly curved monotrichous motile rod-shaped bacteria (family Spirillaceae) with rounded ends that oxidize cellulose to oxycellulose and cause disintegration of vegetable fiber — compare cellfalcicula

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Origin and Etymology of cellvibrio

New Latin, from cell- + Vibrio


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