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|Noun||1.||family Lactobacteriaceae - lactic acid bacteria and important pathogens; bacteria that ferment carbohydrates chiefly into lactic acid|
kingdom Monera, kingdom Prokaryotae, Monera, Prokayotae - prokaryotic bacteria and blue-green algae and various primitive pathogens; because of lack of consensus on how to divide the organisms into phyla informal names are used for the major divisions
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
genus Lactobacillus - type genus of the family Lactobacillaceae
genus Diplococcus - a genus of bacteria
genus Streptococcus - a genus of bacteria