Streptobacteria
Streptobacteria Strep`to*bac*te"ri*a, n. pl.; sing. {Streptobracterium}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? pliant, bent + E. & NL. bacteria.] (Biol.) A so-called variety of bacterium, consisting in reality of several bacteria linked together in the form of a chain. [1913 Webster]

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  • Streptobracterium — Streptobacteria Strep to*bac*te ri*a, n. pl.; sing. {Streptobracterium}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? pliant, bent + E. & NL. bacteria.] (Biol.) A so called variety of bacterium, consisting in reality of several bacteria linked together in the form of a chain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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