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noun, plural: eubacteria

Literally means true bacterium, hence, any of the members of domain Bacteria.


Word origin: 1935–40; eu: in scientific coinages, means “true, genuine” + bacterium.

Synonym: (true) bacterium.
Compare: Archaebacteria
See also: Eubacteria.

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... the protein products of trans- ferred genes back to mitochondria. Accordingly, early transfers from the primitive mitochondrion (a fully- fledged eubacterium) would have enriched the archaebacterial-derived chromosomes of the host with a whole genome’s worth of eubacterial genes, over and over ...

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