bacteria

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lacking bacteria abacterial
milk fermented by bacteria; used to treat gastrointestinal disorders acidophilus milk
filamentous anaerobic bacteria Actinomycetaceae , family Actinomycetaceae
filamentous or rod-shaped bacteria Actinomycetales , order Actinomycetales
any bacteria (some of which are pathogenic for humans and animals) belonging to the order Actinomycetales actinomycete
any of various red antibiotics isolated from soil bacteria actinomycin
species of Gram-negative aerobic bacteria that produce gas and acid from sugars and are sometimes involved in the souring of milk Aerobacter aerogenes
aerobic bacteria widely distributed in nature Aerobacter , genus Aerobacter
clumping of bacteria or red cells when held together by antibodies (agglutinins) agglutination
bacteria that produce crown gall disease in plants Agrobacterium tumefaciens
any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth antibacterial , antibacterial drug , bactericide
bacteria, substance that can destroy or inhibit antibiotic
considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algae archaebacteria , archaebacterium , archaeobacteria , archeobacteria
body that resembles a spore but is not an endospore; produced by some bacteria arthrospore
small motile sulphur bacteria Athiorhodaceae , family Athiorhodaceae
typically rod-shaped usually Gram-positive bacteria that produce endospores Bacillaceae , family Bacillaceae
acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains bacillary dysentery , shigellosis
bacteria, rod-shaped bacillus
transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood bacteremia , bacteriaemia , bacteriemia
family of bacteria bacteria family , family Mycobacteriaceae , Mycobacteriaceae
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