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myxobacteria

[mik-soh-bak-teer-ee-uh] /ˌmɪk soʊ bækˈtɪər i ə/
plural noun, singular myxobacterium
[mik-soh-bak-teer-ee-uh m] /ˌmɪk soʊ bækˈtɪər i əm/ (Show IPA).
Bacteriology.
Origin of myxobacteria
1930-1935
1930-35; myxo- + bacteria, based on the genus name Myxobacter; see -bacter
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