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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1990) system, prokaryotes are divided into two different domains, Archaea and Eubacteria, so kingdom Monera no longer exists in that form (Campbell & Reece, 2008).
When the students get to kingdom Monera, they should have a problem, as organisms in this group are in both domain Archaea and domain Bacteria.