Bacterioid vs Bacteroid - What's the difference?

bacterioid | bacteroid |


As adjectives the difference between bacterioid and bacteroid

is that bacterioid is (rare) resembling a bacterium while bacteroid is (biology) resembling bacteria.

As a noun bacteroid is

(dated) a micro-organism such as a bacterium or yeast.

bacterioid

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (rare) Resembling a bacterium
  • Anagrams

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    bacteroid

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (dated) A micro-organism such as a bacterium or yeast.
  • A bacterium of the species Bacteroides .
  • A symbiotic form of the nitrogen-fixing bacterium Rhizobia , or the root nodule that it produces.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (biology) Resembling bacteria.
  • bacteroid particles