Arthrobacter

[ ahr-throh-bak-ter ]
/ ˈɑr θroʊˌbæk tər /

noun Bacteriology.

a genus of rod-shaped or spherical bacteria found in the soil.

Origin of Arthrobacter

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