Definition of Myxobacterium

1. Noun. Bacteria that form colonies in self-produced slime; inhabit moist soils or decaying plant matter or animal waste.




Definition of Myxobacterium

1. Noun. (biology) Any of many gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria, of the phylum ''Myxobacteria'', that form colonies of slime ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myxobacterium

myxamoeba
myxamoebae
myxamoebas
myxedema
myxedemas
myxedematous
myxedemic
myxinid
myxinids
myxinoid
myxinoids
myxo
myxo-
myxobacter
myxobacteria
myxobacterium (current term)
myxochondroepithelioma
myxochondroepitheliomas
myxocyte
myxocytes
myxoedema
myxoedemas
myxoid
myxoma
myxoma virus
myxomas
myxomata
myxomatoses
myxomatosis
myxomatous

Literary usage of Myxobacterium

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1. The Generic Names of Bacteria by Ella Morgan (Austin) Enlows (1920)
"Hab.: On very wet wood and bark in swamps, Kittery Point, Me., and Belmont, Mass. myxobacterium ... A new myxobacterium." (Does he refer to Thaxter's genus, ..."

2. Vierteljahrsschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich by Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Zürich (1856)
"... und dass der Erreger ein Bakterium zu ein scheine, wahrscheinlich myxobacterium. Es darf hier beigefügt werden, ass im Windermere Laboratory kürzlich ..."

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