eubacteria [yoo-bak-teer-ee-uh] Word Origin plural noun, singular eu·bac·te·ri·um [yoo-bak-teer-ee-uh m] /ˌyu bækˈtɪər i əm/. Bacteriology.

  1. spherical or rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales, characterized by simple, undifferentiated cells with rigid walls.

Origin of eubacteria From New Latin, dating back to 1935–40; see origin at eu-, bacteria Also called true bacteria. British Dictionary definitions for eubacteria eubacteria pl n singular -rium (-rɪəm)

  1. a large group of bacteria characterized by a rigid cell wall and, in motile types, flagella; the true bacteria

Word Origin for eubacteria C20: via New Latin from Greek, from eu- (in the sense: true) + bacterium Word Origin and History for eubacteria n.

coined in German 1930; see eu- + bacteria.

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