Definition of Bacillaceae

1. Noun. Typically rod-shaped usually Gram-positive bacteria that produce endospores.

Exact synonyms: Family Bacillaceae
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Family
Group relationships: Eubacteriales, Order Eubacteriales
Member holonyms: Genus Bacillus, Genus Clostridium



Medical Definition of Bacillaceae

1. A family of bacteria which produce endospores. They are mostly saprophytes from soil, but a few are insect or animal parasites or pathogens. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bacillaceae

bachelorhood
bachelorhoods
bachelorism
bachelorisms
bachelorly
bachelors
bachelorship
bachelorships
bachelour
bachelours
bachelry
baches
baching
bachs
bacillaceae (current term)
bacillaceae infections
bacillaemia
bacillar
bacillariae
bacillariophyte
bacillariophytes
bacillary
bacillary dysentery
bacillary haemoglobinuria
bacillary layer
bacillary white diarrhea
bacillary white diarrhoea
bacilli
bacilliary

Literary usage of Bacillaceae

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1. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1918)
"The bacillaceae are rod-shaped, Gram-negative organisms without endospores and include the genera Bacterium (type species B. coli), ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... and cells in tablets of four иг more; Streptococcus (Billr.), divisions in one plane only, resulting in chains of cells. ;. Family— bacillaceae. ..."

3. The Structure and Functions of Bacteria by Alfred G. Fischer (1900)
"bacillaceae. Vegetative cell straight, cylindrical, ellipsoidal or egg-shaped; very short forms difficult to ..."

4. Conditions of Life in the Sea: a short account of quantitative marine by James Johnstone (1908)
"(2) The bacillaceae; these are the typical bacteria: they are rod-shaped bodies, usually cylindrical, but sometimes egg-shaped and difficult to distinguish ..."

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