Definition of Archaebacteria in English :

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Archaebacteria meaning in English

Meaning of Archaebacteria in English

Pronunciation of Archaebacteria in English

Archaebacteria pronunciation in English

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1. archaebacteria, archaebacterium, archaeobacteria, archeobacteria

considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algae

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plural noun singular -rium (-rɪəm)
(formerly) a group of microorganisms now regarded as members of the Archaea

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plural nounWord forms: singular ˌarchaebacˈterium (ˌɑrkibækˈtɪrəm ; ärˌkēbaktirˈəm) or ˌarchaebacˈteria
any of a large group of primitive bacteria having unusual cell walls, membrane lipids, ribosomes, and RNA sequences, and having the ability to produce methane and to live in anaerobic, extremely hot, salty, or acidic conditions; archaea

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n. pl. ar·chae·bac·te·ri·a

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