1. Bacteroides

noun. type genus of Bacteroidaceae; genus of Gram-negative rodlike anaerobic bacteria producing no endospores and no pigment and living in the gut of man and animals.


  • bacteria genus
  • Bacteroidaceae
  • genus Bacteroides

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Sentences with bacteroides

1. Noun, plural
Bacteria such as Pasteurella, bacteroides, and fusobacterium are possible causes of this condition as they create colonies within the lymph node.