agrobacteria


agrobacteria
/ag'roh bak tear"ee euh/, n.pl., sing. agrobacterium /-tear"ee euhm/. Bacteriol.
short rod-shaped aerobic bacteria of the genus Agrobacterium, that cause plant diseases, as crown gall.
[ < NL; see AGRO-, BACTERIA]

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