Definition of Genus bacteroides
1. Noun. Type genus of Bacteroidaceae; genus of Gram-negative rodlike anaerobic bacteria producing no endospores and no pigment and living in the gut of man and animals.
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Genus
Group relationships: Bacteroidaceae, Family Bacteroidaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bacteroides
Literary usage of Genus bacteroides
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1. Ending the War Metaphor: The Changing Agenda for Unraveling the Host-Microbe by Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"We have demonstrated species specific responses within the Bacteroides genus. Bacteroides vulgatus, Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, and Bacteroides fragilis ..."