family thiobacteriaceae definition

  • noun:
    • free-living coccoid to rod-shaped micro-organisms that derive power from oxidizing sulfur or sulfur compounds
    • free-living coccoid to rod-shaped bacteria that derive power from oxidizing sulfur or sulfur substances
    • free-living coccoid to rod-shaped micro-organisms that derive power from oxidizing sulfur or sulfur compounds

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