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{adj: bacteroidal, bacteroid, bacterioidal, bacterioid} resembling bacteria



{n: Bacteroides, genus Bacteroides} type genus of Bacteroidaceae; genus of Gram-negative rodlike anaerobic bacteria producing no endospores and no pigment and living in the gut of man and animals

{n: bacteroid} a rodlike bacterium (especially any of the rod-shaped or branched bacteria in the root nodules of nitrogen-fixing plants)


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