Bacteroidaceae

noun plural
Bac·​te·​roi·​da·​ce·​ae | \ ˌbak-tə-ˌrȯi-ˈdā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Bacteroidaceae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Bacteroidaceae

: a family of extremely varied gram-negative bacteria (order Bacteroidales) that usually live in the digestive tract or on mucous surfaces of warm-blooded animals and are sometimes associated with acute infectious processes — see bacteroides, fusobacterium

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“Bacteroidaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Bacteroidaceae. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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