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sulfur bacteria

plural noun
1.
several species of bacteria, especially of the genera Beggiatoa and Thiobacillus, that have the ability to utilize sulfur or inorganic sulfur compounds as an energy source.
Origin of sulfur bacteria
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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