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eubacteria

[yoo-bak-teer-ee-uh] /ˌyu bækˈtɪər i ə/
plural noun, singular eubacterium
[yoo-bak-teer-ee-uh m] /ˌyu bækˈtɪər i əm/ (Show IPA).
Bacteriology
1.
spherical or rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales, characterized by simple, undifferentiated cells with rigid walls; true bacteria.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; < New Latin; see eu-, bacteria
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eubacteria

/ˌjuːbækˈtɪərɪə/
plural noun (sing) -rium (-rɪəm)
1.
a large group of bacteria characterized by a rigid cell wall and, in motile types, flagella; the true bacteria
Word Origin
C20: via New Latin from Greek, from eu- (in the sense: true) + bacterium
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Word Origin and History for eubacteria
n.

coined in German 1930; see eu- + bacteria.

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