Medical Dictionary

myxobacterium

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noun myxo·bac·te·ri·um \-ˈtir-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of myxobacterium

plural

myxobacteria

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  1. :  any bacterium of the order Myxobacterales—called also myxobacter, slime bacterium

myxobacterial

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