Definition of Bacteroidaceae

1. Noun. Family of bacteria living usually in the alimentary canal or on mucous surfaces of warm-blooded animals; sometimes associated with acute infective processes.

Exact synonyms: Family Bacteroidaceae
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Family
Group relationships: Eubacteriales, Order Eubacteriales
Member holonyms: Bacteroides, Genus Bacteroides



Medical Definition of Bacteroidaceae

1. A family of gram-negative bacteria found primarily in the intestinal tracts and mucous membranes of warm-blooded animals. Its organisms are sometimes pathogenic. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bacteroidaceae

bacterise
bacteritic
bacterium
bacteriuria
bacteriurias
bacterivore
bacterivores
bacterivory
bacterization
bacterizations
bacterize
bacterized
bacterizes
bacterizing
bacteroid
bacteroidaceae (current term)
bacteroidaceae infections
bacteroidal
bacteroides fragilis
bacteroides infections
bacteroidosis
bacteroids
bacteræmia
bactoprenol
bacula
baculiform
baculine
baculite
baculites

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