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Eubacterium

Definition
noun, plural: eubacteria
Literally means true bacterium, hence, any of the members of domain Bacteria.
Supplement
Word origin: 1935–40; eu: in scientific coinages, means “true, genuine” + bacterium.
Synonym: (true) bacterium.

Compare: Archaebacteria

See also: Eubacteria.


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