Definition of Nitrobacteriaceae
1. Noun. Usually rod-shaped bacteria that oxidize ammonia or nitrites: nitrobacteria.
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Genus
Group relationships: Order Pseudomonadales, Pseudomonadales
Member holonyms: Genus Nitrobacter, Nitrobacter, Genus Nitrosomonas, Nitrosomonas
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitrobacteriaceae
Literary usage of Nitrobacteriaceae
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1. National Institutes of Health Bulletin by National Institutes of Health (U.S.) (1920)
"... nitrobacteriaceae. His studies on the nomenclature and classification of the bacteria,8 in which he details the subgroups and genera of these families, ..."
2. The Generic Names of Bacteria by Ella Morgan (Austin) Enlows (1920)
"... nitrobacteriaceae. His studies on the nomenclature and classification of the bacteria,3 in which he details the subgroups and genera of these families, ..."