Streptobacteria

Related to Streptobacteria: streptococci

Strep`to`bac`te´ri`a


n. pl.1.(Biol.) A so-called variety of bacterium, consisting in reality of several bacteria linked together in the form of a chain.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.