kingdom Monera


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Related to kingdom Monera: kingdom Animalia, kingdom Fungi, Kingdom Protista
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Noun1.kingdom Monera - prokaryotic bacteria and blue-green algae and various primitive pathogenskingdom Monera - 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
moneran, moneron - organisms that typically reproduce by asexual budding or fission and whose nutritional mode is absorption or photosynthesis or chemosynthesis
division Archaebacteria - in some classifications considered a kingdom
division Eubacteria - one-celled monerans having simple cells with rigid walls and (in motile types) flagella
family Lactobacillaceae, family Lactobacteriaceae, Lactobacillaceae, Lactobacteriaceae - lactic acid bacteria and important pathogens; bacteria that ferment carbohydrates chiefly into lactic acid
phylum Pyrrophyta, Pyrrophyta - a division of lower plants comprising unicellular and biflagellate algae that form starchy compounds
kingdom - the highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped; one of five biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia
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For example, in the five-kingdom system, all prokaryotes are grouped into kingdom Monera. In Woese et al.
The modern mat-forming cyanobacterium Entophysalis [21] (kingdom Monera) appears to be the morphologically nearest living organism to G.
Rather, each one is a composite of two or three different types of organisms from separate kingdoms: a fungus (Kingdom Fungi), an alga (Kingdom Protista), and sometimes a bacterium (Kingdom Monera).