Synonyms and Antonyms for gliding-bacteria

1. gliding bacteria (n.)

bacteria that form colonies in self-produced slime; inhabit moist soils or decaying plant matter or animal waste


2. bacteria (n.)

(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants