Thiorhodaceae

plural noun
Thio·​rho·​da·​ce·​ae | \ ˌthīərōˈdāsēˌē \

Definition of Thiorhodaceae

: a family of purple sulfur bacteria (suborder Rhodobacteriinae) using hydrogen sulfide as a hydrogen donor in their metabolism and accumulating molecular sulfur as a metabolic by-product

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History and Etymology for Thiorhodaceae

New Latin, from thi- + rhod- + -aceae

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“Thiorhodaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thiorhodaceae. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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