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Medical Term:

bacterioid

Pronunciation: bak-tēr′ē-oyd

Definition:

  1. Resembling bacteria.
  2. Intracellular forms of Rhizobium spp. in the root nodules of leguminous plants.

[bacterio- + G. eidos, resemblance]

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