plural noun Hy·pho·mi·cro·bi·a·ce·ae \¦hī(ˌ)fō(ˌ)mīˌkrōbēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Hyphomicrobiaceae

  1. :  a small family of heterotrophic soil or water bacteria (order Hyphomicrobiales) that often have the individual cells linked by fine filaments

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Origin and Etymology of hyphomicrobiaceae

New Latin, from Hyphomicrobium, type genus (from hypho- + microbium) + -aceae

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