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Definitions and Synonyms of bacteroid | Another word for bacteroid | What is bacteroid?

Definition 1: a rodlike bacterium (especially any of the rod-shaped or branched bacteria in the root nodules of nitrogen-fixing plants) - [noun denoting animal]

(bacteroid is a kind of ...) (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants

Definition 2: resembling bacteria - [adjective denoting pert]

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