from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several bacteria that oxidize inorganic sulfur compounds, especially a rod-shaped, gram-negative bacterium of the genus Thiobacillus.
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- n. Any of several bacteria which oxidize inorganic sulfur compounds, especially those bacteria of the genus Thiobacillus
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