genus Bacteroides

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Noun1.genus Bacteroides - type genus of Bacteroidaceaegenus Bacteroides - 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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The anaerobic Gram negative bacilli that make up the genus Bacteroides are among the most important constituents of the normal human flora and are plentiful in the oral cavity, GIT and the vagina.