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.
(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.
(biology) Resembling bacteria.
- bacteroid particles