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coliform bacteria
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
A group of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that do not form endospores. They are found in many environments, including the intestinal tract and feces of animals. Some species are economically important as livestock pathogens.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/15079
Broader Term
bacteria
Related Term
Enterobacteriaceae
Spanish
bacterias coliformes
Term Number
15079