ni·​tro·​bac·​te·​ri·​um ¦nī-(ˌ)trō-bak-¦tir-ē-əm How to pronounce nitrobacterium (audio)
plural nitrobacteria ¦nī-(ˌ)trō-bak-¦tir-ē-ə How to pronounce nitrobacterium (audio)

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New Latin, from nitr- + bacteria

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“Nitrobacterium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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