bacteroides

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Noun1.bacteroides - type genus of BacteroidaceaeBacteroides - 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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bacteroides

n. bacteroides, bacterias anaeróbicas, sin formación de esporas, con bastoncillos de gramnegativos, que constituyen la flora del tracto intestinal y se encuentran en menor cantidad en la cavidad respiratoria y la cavidad urinaria.
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The most common anaerobic isolate was Bacteroides melaninogenicus. [15] Gram-negative bacteria were more often isolated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa as the dominant species.
Prior to 1988, Porphyromonas was considered to be a subspecies of Bacteroides melaninogenicus. Classification of Bacteroides species was revised, and a new genus of Porphyromonas was proposed to include pigmented species without saccharolytic activity [6, 14].