Bacteroides fragilis Bacteroides frag·i·lis (frāj’ə-lĭs)
A bacterium that is one of the predominant microorganisms in the lower intestinal tract of humans.
- Bacteroides melaninogenicus
bacteroides melaninogenicus Bacteroides melaninogenicus Bacteroides me·lan·i·no·gen·i·cus (mə-lān’ə-nō-jěn’ĭ-kəs) n. A bacterium found in the mouth, in feces, and in infections of the respiratory, urogenital, or intestinal tracts, pathogenic only in association with other microorganisms.
- Bacteroides oris
bacteroides oris Bacteroides oris Bacteroides o·ris (ôr’ĭs) n. A bacterium found in the gingival crevice and in abscesses of the face, neck, or chest.
bacteroidosis bacteroidosis bac·te·roi·do·sis (bāk’tə-roi-dō’sĭs) n. An infection caused by a species of Bacteroides.
ancient name of Balkh. an ancient country in W Asia, between the Oxus River and the Hindu Kush Mountains. Capital: Bactra. Historical Examples But we ask how they could exist here at all, supposing even Bactra to be beyond the limits of the habitable globe. The Geography of Strabo, Volume I (of 3) Strabo He […]