Definitions for halobacterium
halobacteria, halobacterium, halobacter(noun)
halophiles in saline environments such as the Dead Sea or salt flats
Any of various extremophiles, of genus Halobacteria, found in water saturated or nearly saturated with salt.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A genus of HALOBACTERIACEAE whose growth requires a high concentration of salt. Binary fission is by constriction.
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