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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Producing sulphur: applied to certain bacteria, as Beggiatoa and Thiothrix, which are capable of oxidizing sulphureted hydrogen and producing free sulphur.

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  • adjective biology That converts sulfide into elemental sulfur or into organic sulfur compounds

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