achromobacter

[ey-kroh-muh-bak-ter]

noun Bacteriology.

any of several rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Achromobacter, found in soil and water.

Origin of achromobacter

< New Latin < Greek áchrōmo(s) colorless (a- a-6 + chrômos color) + New Latin -bacter -bacter
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