Bacteroid

What is Bacteroid?

Bacteroid definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
any of the rod-shaped or branched bacteria in the root nodules of nitrogen-fixing plants.

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bacteroid

What is bacteroid?

bacteroid meaning in Soil Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
An altered form of bacterial cells. Refers particularly to the swollen, irregular vacuolated cells of Rhizobium and Bradyrhizobium in legume nodules.

 

reference: Soil Science Society of America

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