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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; gram-positive spherical or rod-shaped forms; some are motile; in some classifications it is considered an order of Schizomycetes.

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  • n. one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram-positive spherical or rod-shaped forms; some are motile; in some classifications considered an order of Schizomycetes

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