plural noun Hy·pho·mi·cro·bi·a·les \-ā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Hyphomicrobiales

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of hyphomicrobiales

New Latin, from Hyphomicrobium + -ales

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to cast off or become cast off

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