Nitrobacteriaceae
Nitrobacteriaceae Nitrobacteriaceae prop. n. A natural family of usually rod-shaped bacteria that oxidize ammonia or nitrites: nitrobacteria.

Syn: family {Nitrobacteriaceae}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Nitrobacteriaceae — noun usually rod shaped bacteria that oxidize ammonia or nitrites: nitrobacteria • Syn: ↑family Nitrobacteriaceae • Hypernyms: ↑bacteria genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitrobacteriaceae — ni·tro·bacteriaceae …   English syllables

  • family Nitrobacteriaceae — noun usually rod shaped bacteria that oxidize ammonia or nitrites: nitrobacteria • Syn: ↑Nitrobacteriaceae • Hypernyms: ↑bacteria genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nitrobacter — noun rod shaped soil bacteria • Syn: ↑genus Nitrobacter • Hypernyms: ↑bacteria genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Nitrobacteriaceae, ↑family Nitrobacteriaceae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nitrosomonas — noun ellipsoidal soil bacteria • Syn: ↑genus Nitrosomonas • Hypernyms: ↑bacteria genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Nitrobacteriaceae, ↑family Nitrobacteriaceae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   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

  • bacteria genus — noun a genus of bacteria • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Heliobacter, ↑genus Heliobacter, ↑Aerobacter, ↑genus Aerobacter, ↑Rhizobium, ↑genus Rhizobium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Nitrobacter — noun rod shaped soil bacteria • Syn: ↑Nitrobacter • Hypernyms: ↑bacteria genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Nitrobacteriaceae, ↑family Nitrobacteriaceae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Nitrosomonas — noun ellipsoidal soil bacteria • Syn: ↑Nitrosomonas • Hypernyms: ↑bacteria genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Nitrobacteriaceae, ↑family Nitrobacteriaceae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   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

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