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bacterium

Bacterium is a 9 letter word which starts with the letter B and ends with the letter M for which we found 1 definitions.

Definition
(n.) A microscopic vegetable organism belonging to the class Algae usually in the form of a jointed rodlike filament and found in putrefying organic infusions. Bacteria are destitute of chlorophyll and are the smallest of microscopic organisms. They are very widely diffused in nature and multiply with marvelous rapidity both by fission and by spores. Certain species are active agents in fermentation while others appear to be the cause of certain infectious diseases. See Bacillus.

Syllable Information

The word bacterium is a 9 letter word that has 4 syllable 's . The syllable division for bacterium is: bac-te-ri-um



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