Myxobacter
Myxobacter \Myxobacter\ prop. n. (Microbiol.) One genus of {myxobacteria}. [PJC +PJC]

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  • myxobacter — noun bacteria that form colonies in self produced slime; inhabit moist soils or decaying plant matter or animal waste • Syn: ↑myxobacteria, ↑myxobacterium, ↑gliding bacteria, ↑slime bacteria • Hypernyms: ↑eubacteria, ↑eubacterium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • myxobacter — myxo·bac·ter mik sə .bak tər n MYXOBACTERIUM …   Medical dictionary

  • myxobacter — myx·o·bac·ter …   English syllables

  • List of EC numbers (EC 3) — This list contains a list of EC numbers for the third group, EC 3, hydrolases, placed in numerical order as determined by the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.EC 3.1: Acting on Ester BondsEC… …   Wikipedia

  • Myxobacterales — noun an order of higher bacteria • Syn: ↑order Myxobacteria, ↑order Myxobacterales, ↑Myxobacteriales, ↑order Myxobacteriales • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • myxobacteria — noun bacteria that form colonies in self produced slime; inhabit moist soils or decaying plant matter or animal waste • Syn: ↑myxobacterium, ↑myxobacter, ↑gliding bacteria, ↑slime bacteria • Hypernyms: ↑eubacteria, ↑eubacterium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • myxobacteria — myxobacterium myxobacterium n.; pl. {myxobacteria}. A type of bacteria that form colonies in self produced slime; they inhabit moist soils or decaying plant matter or animal waste. Syn: myxobacterium, myxobacter, gliding bacteria, slime bacteria …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myxobacterium — n.; pl. {myxobacteria}. A type of bacteria that form colonies in self produced slime; they inhabit moist soils or decaying plant matter or animal waste. Syn: myxobacterium, myxobacter, gliding bacteria, slime bacteria. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myxobacteria — /mik soh bak tear ee euh/, n.pl., sing. myxobacterium / tear ee euhm/. Bacteriol. See gliding bacteria. [1930 35; MYXO + BACTERIA, based on the genus name Myxobacter; see BACTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • myxobacterium — myxo·bac·te·ri·um tir ē əm n, pl ria ē ə any bacterium of the order Myxobacterales called also myxobacter, slime bacterium myxo·bac·te·ri·al ē əl adj …   Medical dictionary

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