family Athiorhodaceae

noun
small motile sulphur bacteria
Syn: ↑Athiorhodaceae
Hypernyms: ↑bacteria family
Member Holonyms: ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales

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  • Athiorhodaceae — n. 1. 1 a family of small motile sulphur bacteria. Syn: family {Athiorhodaceae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Athiorhodaceae — noun small motile sulphur bacteria • Syn: ↑family Athiorhodaceae • Hypernyms: ↑bacteria family • Member Holonyms: ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales * * * āˌthīəˌrōˈdāsēˌē …   Useful english dictionary

  • bacteria family — noun a family of bacteria • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Rhizobiaceae, ↑family Rhizobiaceae, ↑Bacillaceae, ↑family Bacillaceae, ↑Myxophyceae, ↑family Myxophyceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pseudomonadales — noun one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram negative spiral or spherical or rod shaped bacteria usually motile by polar flagella; some contain photosynthetic pigments • Syn: ↑order Pseudomonadales • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Pseudomonadales — noun one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram negative spiral or spherical or rod shaped bacteria usually motile by polar flagella; some contain photosynthetic pigments • Syn: ↑Pseudomonadales • Hypernyms: ↑animal order •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhodospirillum — |rō(ˌ) dō+ noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from rhod + Spirillum : a genus of spiral actively motile bacteria (family Athiorhodaceae) that live in mud and stagnant water and are held to fix atmospheric nitrogen …   Useful english dictionary

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