Definition of Bacteroidal

1. Adjective. Resembling bacteria.

Exact synonyms: Bacterioid, Bacterioidal, Bacteroid
Partainyms: Bacteria, Bacteria, Bacteria, Bacteria
Derivative terms: Bacterium, Bacteroid, Bacteroid



Medical Definition of Bacteroidal

1. Resembling bacteria; as, bacteroid particles. Origin: Bacterium. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bacteroidal

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

Literary usage of Bacteroidal

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1920)
"In completed preparations the mycelium, spores, amoebae or bacteroidal tissues are a brilliant red and host tissues green. This combination gives clear ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Weather Bureau (1905)
"... were the first to discover a connection between the development of bacteroidal nodosities and the assimilation of gaseous nitrogen by the ..."

3. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1918)
"This is the view that certain compounds formed by the bacteroidal protoplasm are soluble and diffusible through the cell wall, and that these, ..."

4. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"... longitudinal section of the same, several times magnified (f. vascular bundle ; «r, bacteroidal tissue): c,bacterial cells of lupin(the Bacteria are ..."

5. Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington by Philosophical Society of Washington (1881)
"On the other hand, the removal of bacteroidal organisms from water was much more difficult, filtration through many feet of fine sand being insufficient to ..."

6. The Structure and Functions of Bacteria by Alfred G. Fischer (1900)
"... and its bacteroidal tissue (tt»), (low power, from Woronin); £, a cell from a lupine nodule filled with bacteria (black) between which the finer stroma ..."

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