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CIDE DICTIONARY
leptospirosis | leptosporangiate | leptosporangium | leptostraca | leptotene | Leptothrix | leptotyphlopidae | leptotyphlops | leptotyphlops humilis | leptus | leptynite

Leptothrix

CIDE DICTIONARY

Leptothrixn. [NL., fr. Gr. lepto`s small + qri`x hair.].
     A genus of bacteria, characterized by having their filaments very long, slender, and indistinctly articulated.  [1913 Webster]
Leptothrixa. [See Leptothrix, n. ].
     Having the form of a little chain; -- applied to bacteria when, as in multiplication by fission, they form a chain of filiform individuals.  [1913 Webster]

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