bacteroidal cell


Definition of bacteroidal cell

: a peritoneal or coelomic cell in certain invertebrates that is packed with rodlike inclusions thought by some to be bacterial symbionts and by others excretory products

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First Known Use of bacteroidal cell

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Bacteroidal cell.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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