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 Dead Sea or salt flats.

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


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