bacteria genus


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bacteria genus - a genus of bacteriabacteria genus - a genus of bacteria      
genus Heliobacter, Heliobacter - a genus of helical or curved or straight aerobic bacteria with rounded ends and multiple flagella; found in the gastric mucosa of primates (including humans)
Aerobacter, genus Aerobacter - aerobic bacteria widely distributed in nature
genus Rhizobium, Rhizobium - the type genus of Rhizobiaceae; usually occur in the root nodules of legumes; can fix atmospheric oxygen
Agrobacterium, genus Agrobacterium - small motile bacterial rods that can reduce nitrates and cause galls on plant stems
division Eubacteria - one-celled monerans having simple cells with rigid walls and (in motile types) flagella
genus Bacillus - type genus of the Bacillaceae; includes many saprophytes important in decay of organic matter and a number of parasites
genus Clostridium - anaerobic or micro-aerophilic rod-shaped or spindle-shaped saprophytes; nearly cosmopolitan in soil, animal intestines, and dung
genus Nostoc - type genus of the family Nostocaceae: freshwater blue-green algae
genus Trichodesmium - a genus of blue-green algae
genus Pseudomonas, Pseudomonas - type genus of the family Pseudomonodaceae
genus Xanthomonas, Xanthomonas - a genus of bacteria similar to Pseudomonas but producing a yellow pigment that is not soluble in water
family Nitrobacteriaceae, Nitrobacteriaceae - usually rod-shaped bacteria that oxidize ammonia or nitrites: nitrobacteria
genus Nitrobacter, Nitrobacter - rod-shaped soil bacteria
genus Nitrosomonas, Nitrosomonas - ellipsoidal soil bacteria
genus Thiobacillus - a genus of bacteria
genus Spirillum - a genus of bacteria
genus Vibrio - a genus of bacteria
Bacteroides, genus Bacteroides - 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
genus Corynebacterium - the type genus of the family Corynebacteriaceae which is widely distributed in nature; the best known are parasites and pathogens of humans and domestic animals
genus Listeria - a genus of aerobic motile bacteria of the family Corynebacteriaceae containing small Gram-positive rods
genus Escherichia - a genus of bacteria
genus Klebsiella - a genus of bacteria
genus Salmonella - a genus of bacteria
genus Serratia, Serratia - a genus of motile peritrichous bacteria that contain small Gram-negative rod
genus Shigella - a genus of bacteria
genus Erwinia - a genus of bacteria
genus Rickettsia - can cause typhus and Rocky Mountain spotted fever in humans
genus Chlamydia - type genus of the family Chlamydiaceae: disease-causing parasites
genus Mycoplasma - type and sole genus of the family Mycoplasmataceae
genus Actinomyces - type genus of the family Actinomycetaceae
genus Streptomyces - type genus of the family Streptomycetaceae
genus Mycobacterium - nonmotile Gram-positive aerobic bacteria
genus Polyangium, Polyangium - type genus of the family Polyangiaceae: myxobacteria with rounded fruiting bodies enclosed in a membrane
genus Micrococcus, Micrococcus - type genus of the family Micrococcaceae
genus Staphylococcus - includes many pathogenic species
genus Lactobacillus - type genus of the family Lactobacillaceae
genus Diplococcus - a genus of bacteria
genus Streptococcus - a genus of bacteria
genus Spirochaeta, Spirochaeta - the type genus of the family Spirochaetaceae; a bacterium that is flexible, undulating, and chiefly aquatic
genus Treponema - type genus of Treponemataceae: anaerobic spirochetes with an undulating rigid body; parasitic in warm-blooded animals
genus Borrelia - small flexible parasitic spirochetes having three to five wavy spirals
genus Leptospira - very slender aerobic spirochetes; free-living or parasitic in mammals
genus - (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
References in periodicals archive ?
The first is that in the water samples and the boundary in the distribution and dynamics of bacteria Genus Enterococcus were investigated and was analyzed its effect on bacterial flora status.
According to a report in National Geographic News, researchers who mapped the genomes of three species of Nasonia wasp for the first time said that the parasites, of the Wolbachia bacteria genus, cause a gene in wasps to stifle the insect's protein-based "alarms" against the bacterial invaders.
From brand-name medicines and generics to bacteria genus and anatomical definitions, WEBSTER'S NEW EXPLORER MEDICAL DICTIONARY is packed with reference details perfect for either home or public lending libraries.