bacterio-

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bacterio-, (sometimes before a vowel) bacteri- or (sometimes before a vowel) bacter-
 
combining form
indicating bacteria or an action or condition relating to or characteristic of bacteria: bacteriology; bactericide; bacteroid
 
[New Latin, from bacteria]
 
bacteri-, (sometimes before a vowel) bacteri- or (sometimes before a vowel) bacter-
 
combining form
 
[New Latin, from bacteria]
 
bacter-, (sometimes before a vowel) bacteri- or (sometimes before a vowel) bacter-
 
combining form
 
[New Latin, from bacteria]

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Medical Dictionary

bacterio- or bacteri- or bacter-
pref.
Bacteria; bacterial: bacteriology.

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