Definition of Endospore-forming bacteria
1. Noun. A group of true bacteria.
Medical Definition of Endospore-forming bacteria
1. A group of rods or cocci whose taxonomic affinities are uncertain. They form endospores, thick-walled bodies formed within the vegetative cells of certain bacteria, able to withstand adverse environmental conditions for prolonged periods. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Endospore-forming bacteria
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1. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"Filtration techniques are used for the collection of certain fungi and endospore- forming bacteria that are desiccation-resistant. The sampled organisms are ..."