bacterioid


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bacterioid

(bækˈtɪərɪˌɔɪd)
n, adj
another word for bacteroid
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Adj.1.bacterioid - resembling bacteriabacterioid - resembling bacteria      
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The phylogenetic distribution of the symbiotes in both planthoppers and aphids is complex (bacterioid and yeast-like type), which may indicate that some events, such as symbiote acquisition and replacement, could have sprung either from the evolution from a common ancestor or from horizontal transfer (Fukatsu et al.