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microbacteria

[ mahy-kroh-bak-teer-ee-uh ]
/ 藢ma瑟 kro蕣 b忙k藞t瑟蓹r i 蓹 /
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plural noun, singular mi路cro路bac路te路ri路um [mahy-kroh-bak-teer-ee-uhm]. /藢ma瑟 kro蕣 b忙k藞t瑟蓹r i 蓹m/. Bacteriology.
rod-shaped, thermoduric, saprophytic bacteria of the genus Microbacterium, found chiefly in dairy products.
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Origin of microbacteria

From New Latin; see origin at micro-, bacteria
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