Chlamydobacteriaceae

plural noun
Chlam·​y·​do·​bac·​te·​ri·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ¦klaməˌdō(ˌ)bakˌtirēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Chlamydobacteriaceae

: a family (order Chlamydobacteriales) of free-floating filamentous algalike bacteria that contain no sulfur granules and occur chiefly in stagnant water

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History and Etymology for Chlamydobacteriaceae

New Latin, from chlamyd- + bacterium + -aceae

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