thiobacillus

Definitions of thiobacillus
  1. noun
    small rod-shaped bacteria living in sewage or soil and oxidizing sulfur
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    types:
    sulfur bacteria, sulphur bacteria, thiobacteria
    any bacterium of the genus Thiobacillus
    type of:
    eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria
    a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
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