- spherical or rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales, characterized by simple, undifferentiated cells with rigid walls.
Origin of eubacteria
Also called true bacteria.
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- a large group of bacteria characterized by a rigid cell wall and, in motile types, flagella; the true bacteria
C20: via New Latin from Greek, from eu- (in the sense: true) + bacterium
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Word Origin and History for eubacteria
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