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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bacillaceae, family Bacillaceae(noun)

    typically rod-shaped usually Gram-positive bacteria that produce endospores

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  1. Bacillaceae

    Bacillaceae is a family of Gram-positive, heterotrophic, rod-shaped bacteria that may produce endospores. Motile members of this family are characterized by peritrichous flagellae. Some Bacillaceae are aerobic, while others are facultative or strict anaerobes. Most are non-pathogenic, but Bacillus species are known to cause disease in humans.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Bacillaceae

    A family of bacteria which produce endospores. They are mostly saprophytes from soil, but a few are insect or animal parasites or pathogens.

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