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|Noun||1.||family Bacillaceae - typically rod-shaped usually Gram-positive bacteria that produce endospores|
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
Eubacteriales, order Eubacteriales - one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram-positive spherical or rod-shaped forms; some are motile; in some classifications considered an order of Schizomycetes
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