genus Bacteroides

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Noun1.genus Bacteroides - type genus of Bacteroidaceaegenus 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
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
Bacteroidaceae, family Bacteroidaceae - family of bacteria living usually in the alimentary canal or on mucous surfaces of warm-blooded animals; sometimes associated with acute infective processes
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They found that exposure to this stressor decreased the number of bacteria of the genus Bacteroides, but increased the number of bacteria in the genus Clostridium.
Prevotella intermedia and other bacteria of the genus Bacteroides But Porphyromonas gingivalis appears to be one of the essential causative microorganisms in rapidly progressing periodontitis [3].
The British investigators recently proposed that the genus Bacteroides be limited to those organisms now classified as B.