Bacteroid

Adjective

  • (biology) Resembling bacteria.

    "bacteroid particles"

Noun

  • A symbiotic form of the nitrogen-fixing bacterium Rhizobia, or the root nodule that it produces.
  • A bacterium of the species Bacteroides.
  • (dated) A micro-organism such as a bacterium or yeast.

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