Thiobacteriales

plural noun Thio·bacteriales \"+\

Definition of Thiobacteriales

in some classifications

  1. :  an order of bacteria of various shapes usually containing either sulfur granules or bacteriopurpurin or both, usually thriving best in the presence of hydrogen sulfide, and comprising the families Achromatiaceae, Beggiatoaceae, and Rhodobacteriaceae

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Origin and Etymology of thiobacteriales

New Latin, from Thiobacterium + -ales


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