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endospore forming bacteria

A group of rods or cocci whose taxonomic affinities are uncertain. They form endospores, thick-walled bodies formed within the vegetative cells of certain bacteria, able to withstand adverse environmental conditions for prolonged periods.
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  • endospore forming cocci
  • endospore forming rods
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