bac·​te·​rio·​tome | \ bakˈtirēəˌtōm \
plural -s

Definition of bacteriotome

: a mycetome containing bacteria

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First Known Use of bacteriotome

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bacteriotome

bacteri- + -tome

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“Bacteriotome.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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