Bacteroidal
Bacteroid Bac"te*roid, Bacteroidal Bac`te*roid"al, a. [Bacterium + -oid.] (Biol.) Resembling bacteria; as, bacteroid particles. [1913 Webster]

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  • bacteroidal — adj. resembling bacteria …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bacteroidal — bac·te·roi·dal …   English syllables

  • bacteroidal — adjective resembling bacteria • Syn: ↑bacteroid, ↑bacterioidal, ↑bacterioid • Pertains to noun: ↑bacteria (for: ↑bacterioid), ↑bacteria ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • bacteroidal cell — noun : a peritoneal or coelomic cell in certain invertebrates that is packed with rodlike inclusions thought by some to be bacterial symbionts and by others excretory products …   Useful english dictionary

  • bacteroid — I noun a rodlike bacterium (especially any of the rod shaped or branched bacteria in the root nodules of nitrogen fixing plants) • Derivationally related forms: ↑bacteroidal • Hypernyms: ↑bacteria, ↑bacterium II adjective resembling bacteria …   Useful english dictionary

  • bacterioid — adjective resembling bacteria • Syn: ↑bacteroidal, ↑bacteroid, ↑bacterioidal • Pertains to noun: ↑bacteria, ↑bacteria (for: ↑bacterioidal), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bacterioidal — adjective resembling bacteria • Syn: ↑bacteroidal, ↑bacteroid, ↑bacterioid • Pertains to noun: ↑bacteria (for: ↑bacterioid), ↑bacteria, ↑bact …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bacteroid — Bac te*roid, Bacteroidal Bac te*roid al, a. [Bacterium + oid.] (Biol.) Resembling bacteria; as, bacteroid particles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bacteroid — /bak teuh royd /, n. 1. any of the rod shaped or branched bacteria in the root nodules of nitrogen fixing plants. adj. 2. Also, bacteroidal. resembling bacteria. Also, bacterioid. [1850 55; BACTER + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • bacteroid — [bak′təroid΄] adj. resembling bacteria: also bacteroidal n. a structurally modified form of bacterium …   English World dictionary

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