Hyphomicrobiales

plural noun

Hy·​pho·​mi·​cro·​bi·​a·​les
-ā(ˌ)lēz
: a small order of solitary or colonial chiefly free-living and aquatic sometimes stalked bacteria that reproduce by budding or by budding and longitudinal fission

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Hyphomicrobium + -ales

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“Hyphomicrobiales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hyphomicrobiales. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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