Chlorobacterium

noun
Chlo·​ro·​bacterium

Definition of Chlorobacterium

: the type genus of Chlorobacteriaceae comprising green sulfur bacteria that live symbiotically with various protozoans

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History and Etymology for Chlorobacterium

New Latin, from chlor- + bacterium

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“Chlorobacterium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chlorobacterium. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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