Definition of Bacteroids

1. Noun. (plural of bacteroid) ¹



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Definition of Bacteroids

1. bacteroid [n] - See also: bacteroid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bacteroids

bacterivory
bacterization
bacterizations
bacterize
bacterized
bacterizes
bacterizing
bacteroid
bacteroidaceae
bacteroidaceae infections
bacteroidal
bacteroides fragilis
bacteroides infections
bacteroidosis
bacteroids (current term)
bacteræmia
bactoprenol
bacula
baculiform
baculine
baculite
baculites
baculoviral
baculoviridae
baculovirus
baculoviruses
baculums
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Literary usage of Bacteroids

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1. Soils: Their Formation, Properties, Composition, and Relations to Climate by Eugene Woldemar Hilgard (1906)
"... the swollen, quiescent bacteroids gradually collapse and become depleted of their nitrogenous substance; and finally the apparently empty husk remains ..."

2. Soils--their Formation, Properties, Composition, and Relations to Climate by Eugene Woldemar Hilgard (1906)
"the growth of the excrescence is completed, the swollen, quiescent bacteroids gradually collapse and become depleted of their nitrogenous substance; ..."

3. The Structure and Functions of Bacteria by Alfred G. Fischer (1900)
"19, e and/) that the term bacteroids is still applied. They are so-called 'involution forms,'similar to those found among many other species of bacteria ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"identity of the bacteroids in the two cases. In some of the cultures made in the summer of 1888 I infected the roots of the pea with bacteroids taken from ..."

5. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1918)
"Subsequent researches have plainly shown that the accumulation of nitrogen takes place first of all inside the nodule, and that the bacteroids are the seat ..."

6. Biotechnology: Plant Nutrition: A Bibliography, January 1988-April 1993 by Janet Saunders (1994)
"Cytological studies of complementary halves of transversally sectioned mature nodules confirmed that type 4 bacteroids were always observed in the half of ..."

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