Eubacteria

noun plural

Eu·​bac·​te·​ria ˌyü-bak-ˈtir-ē-ə How to pronounce Eubacteria (audio)
: a subkingdom of prokaryotic microorganisms that is equivalent to the domain Bacteria in the three-domain classification of living things, that comprises microorganisms either lacking a cell wall, having a thick cell wall of peptidoglycan, or having a thin cell wall of peptidoglycan with an outer layer of lipoprotein, and that includes most of the familiar bacteria of medical and economic importance

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“Eubacteria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Eubacteria. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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