Synonyms

1. bacterium

noun. ['bækˈtɪriːəm'] (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.

Synonyms

  • probiotic
  • diplococcus
  • probiotic flora
  • microorganism
  • superbug
  • legionella
  • eubacteria
  • genus Calymmatobacterium
  • bacteria
  • genus Francisella
  • eubacterium
  • probiotic bacterium
  • rod
  • nitrobacterium
  • pus-forming bacteria
  • gonococcus
  • true bacteria
  • acidophil
  • Calymmatobacterium
  • Legionella pneumophilia
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • penicillin-resistant bacteria
  • acidophile
  • micro-organism
  • bacteroid
  • probiotic microflora

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Words that Rhyme with Bacterium

  • delirium
  • myriam
  • miriam

Example sentences of the word bacterium


1. Noun, singular or mass
The rice can grow this bacterium rapidly if it is not quickly chilled after making.

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