Definition of Eubacteriales
1. Noun. One of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram-positive spherical or rod-shaped forms; some are motile; in some classifications considered an order of Schizomycetes.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Member holonyms: Family Rhizobiaceae, Rhizobiaceae, Bacillaceae, Family Bacillaceae, Bacteroidaceae, Family Bacteroidaceae, Corynebacteriaceae, Family Corynebacteriaceae, Enterobacteriaceae, Family Enterobacteriaceae
Group relationships: Division Eubacteria
Medical Definition of Eubacteriales
1. An obsolete name for an order of bacteria which contained simple, undifferentiated, rigid cells which were either spheres or straight rods. It contained motile (peritrichous) and nonmotile, Gram-negative and Gram-positive, and sporeforming and nonsporeforming species. The order contained 13 families: Achromobacteriaceae, Azotobacteriaceae, Bacillaceae, Bacteroidaceae, Brevibacteriaceae, Brucellaceae, Corynebacteriaceae, Enterobacteriaceae, Lactobacillaceae, Micrococcaceae, Neisseriaceae, Propionibacteriaceae, and Rhizobacteriaceae. (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eubacteriales
Literary usage of Eubacteriales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1921)
"The order eubacteriales includes the forms usually termed the true bacteria, that is, those forms which are considered least differentiated and least ..."
2. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1920)
"... the committee presented a revised classification of the families and genera of the Actinomycetales and eubacteriales, 38 genera being finally included, ..."
3. National Institutes of Health Bulletin by National Institutes of Health (U.S.) (1920)
"... usually spiral and frequently flexuous, showing many characteristics relating them to the protozoa. Under the eubacteriales he placed the families ..."
4. The Generic Names of Bacteria by Ella Morgan (Austin) Enlows (1920)
"... was a member of this committee, formed the basis of the classification by dividing the Schizomycetes into six principal groups (orders): eubacteriales, ..."