Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic phylum within the kingdom Bacteria — the acidophilic bacteria.
  • proper noun A taxonomic class within the phylum Acidobacteria.

Etymologies

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See acid and bacteria.

Examples

  • One of their most exciting discoveries was this uniquely light-harvesting photosynthetic species of the Acidobacteria phylum.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • One of their most exciting discoveries was this uniquely light-harvesting photosynthetic species of the Acidobacteria phylum.

    Metagenomics for species discovery aboard the Beagle

  • Not only has the microbe been declared a new genus and species, it is the first phototrophic member of the phylum Acidobacteria.

    Penn State Live

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