halobacter
halobacter halobacter, halobacterium halobacterium .; pl. {halobacteria}, or {halobacters}. Any halophilic bacterium of the archaebacteria group, expecially of the genera {Halobacterium} and {Halococcus}, which live in saline environments such as the Dead Sea or salt flats.

Syn: halobacteria, halobacter. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • halobacteria — halobacter halobacter, halobacterium halobacterium .; pl. {halobacteria}, or {halobacters}. Any halophilic bacterium of the archaebacteria group, expecially of the genera {Halobacterium} and {Halococcus}, which live in saline environments such as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • halobacterium — halobacter halobacter, halobacterium halobacterium .; pl. {halobacteria}, or {halobacters}. Any halophilic bacterium of the archaebacteria group, expecially of the genera {Halobacterium} and {Halococcus}, which live in saline environments such as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • halobacters — halobacter halobacter, halobacterium halobacterium .; pl. {halobacteria}, or {halobacters}. Any halophilic bacterium of the archaebacteria group, expecially of the genera {Halobacterium} and {Halococcus}, which live in saline environments such as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • halobacteria — noun halophiles in saline environments such as the Dead Sea or salt flats • Syn: ↑halobacterium, ↑halobacter • Hypernyms: ↑halophile, ↑halophil * * * /hal oh bak tear ee euh/, n.pl., sing. halobacterium / tear ee euhm/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • halobacterium — noun halophiles in saline environments such as the Dead Sea or salt flats • Syn: ↑halobacteria, ↑halobacter • Hypernyms: ↑halophile, ↑halophil * * * ¦halō ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ , lə noun Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • halophil — noun archaebacteria requiring a salt rich environment for growth and survival • Syn: ↑halophile • Hypernyms: ↑archaebacteria, ↑archaebacterium, ↑archaeobacteria, ↑archeobacteria • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • halophile — noun archaebacteria requiring a salt rich environment for growth and survival • Syn: ↑halophil • Hypernyms: ↑archaebacteria, ↑archaebacterium, ↑archaeobacteria, ↑archeobacteria • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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