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      pl n   sing   , -rium   a large group of typically unicellular microorganisms that comprise the kingdom Prokaryotae. Most bacteria are parasites (many of which cause disease) or saprotrophs and reproduce by fission  
   See also       prokaryote  
     (C19: plural of New Latin bacterium, from Greek bakterion, literally: a little stick, from baktron rod, staff)  
   bacterial             adj  
  bacterially      adv  

bacterial plaque  
      n      another term for       dental plaque  
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