Streptobacteria

Streptobacteria

Strep`to*bac*te"ri*a\, n. pl.; sing. Streptobracterium. [NL., fr. Gr. ? pliant, bent + E. & NL. bacteria.] (Biol.) A so-called variety of bacterium, consisting in reality of several bacteria linked together in the form of a chain.
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