1. slime bacteria bacteria that form colonies in self-produced slime
  2. sulfur bacteria any bacterium of the genus Thiobacillus
  3. sulphur bacteria any bacterium of the genus Thiobacillus
  4. cyanobacteria predominantly photosynthetic prokaryotic organisms containing a blue pigment in addition to chlorophyll; occur singly or in colonies in diverse habitats; important as phytoplankton
  5. halobacteria halophiles in saline environments such as the Dead Sea or salt flats
  6. character a property that defines the individual nature of something
  7. specter a ghostly appearing figure
  8. Heliobacter a genus of helical or curved or straight aerobic bacteria with rounded ends and multiple flagella; found in the gastric mucosa of primates (including humans)
  9. eubacteria a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls
  10. bacteria single-celled organisms that can cause disease
  11. archeobacteria considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algae
  12. climacteric the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
  13. true bacteria a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls
  14. nitrobacteria soil bacteria that convert nitrites to nitrates
  15. thiobacteria any bacterium of the genus Thiobacillus
  16. archaebacteria considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algae
  17. archaeobacteria considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algae
  18. Calymmatobacterium a genus of bacterial rods containing only the one species that causes granuloma inguinale
  19. gliding bacteria bacteria that form colonies in self-produced slime
  20. slim-bodied having a slim body