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Arthrobacter

[ahr-throh-bak-ter]
noun Bacteriology.
  1. a genus of rod-shaped or spherical bacteria found in the soil.
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Origin of Arthrobacter

From New Latin, dating back to 1947; see origin at arthro-, -bacter
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