streptothrix

Streptothrix

Strep"to*thrix\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? pliant, bent + ? a hair.] (Biol.) A genus of bacilli occurring of the form of long, smooth and apparently branched threads, either straight or twisted.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: streptothricin
Next Definition: streptozocin
Words Near: streptothrix
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for streptothrix
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing streptothrix
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature