Definition of Bacterioid

1. Adjective. Resembling bacteria.




Definition of Bacterioid

1. Adjective. (rare) Resembling a bacterium ¹

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Medical Definition of Bacterioid

1. Something which looks like a bacterium. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bacterioid

bacteriocin
bacteriocin factors
bacteriocinogen
bacteriocinogenic plasmids
bacteriocinogens
bacteriocins
bacterioclasis
bacteriocyte
bacteriocytes
bacterioferritin
bacterioferritins
bacteriofluorescin
bacteriogenic
bacteriogenic agglutination
bacteriogenous
bacterioid (current term)
bacterioidal
bacteriologic
bacteriological
bacteriological warfare
bacteriologically
bacteriologies
bacteriologist
bacteriologists
bacteriology
bacteriolyses
bacteriolysin
bacteriolysis
bacteriolytic
bacteriolytic serum

Literary usage of Bacterioid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1899)
"The apparent mycelium is what is known as a bacterioid condition ; the bacteria ... The mycelium, or bacterioid condition, is the transition stage from the ..."

2. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Academy of Science Meeting (1899)
"The apparent mycelium is what is known as a bacterioid condition ; the bacteria ... The mycelium, or bacterioid condition, is the transition stage from the ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"According to Zopf this species passes successively through the stages known as "coccus," " bacterioid," " bacillar," and " leptothrix," by mer* elongation ..."

4. Transactions by Epidemiological Society of London, Royal Historical Society (London), Theodore Frank Thomas Plucknett (1884)
"... under the microscope the character of pond-water rather than of a running stream, and to contain bacterioid organisms in considerable quantities. ..."

5. An Introduction to Vegetable Physiology by Joseph Reynolds Green (1907)
"In the cells of the latter the penetrating filaments bud off the bacterioid bodies in great numbers. The stimulus resulting from the invasion causes a ..."

6. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1877)
"The cause of this singular phenomenon is referred to bacterioid masses which cling to Zostera and seaweeds, and, as might be expected, lose their hold when ..."

7. Transactions of the Epidemiological Society of London by Epidemiological Society of London (1884)
"... and to contain bacterioid organisms in considerable quantities. For a detailed description, chemical and microscopic, of the character of the water at ..."

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