Bacteroides oris Bacteroides o·ris (ôr’ĭs)
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 […]
an ancient country in W Asia, between the Oxus River and the Hindu Kush Mountains. Capital: Bactra. Historical Examples And then after is Hircania, Bactria, Hiberia and many other kingdoms. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville John Mandeville In a few days I’ll send him back to Asia and make him satrap of Bactria. An […]
- Bactrian camel
an Asian camel, Camelus bactrianus, having two humps on the back: an endangered species. Historical Examples And, however severe the weather may be, the Bactrian camel never sleeps under a roof. Bible Animals; J. G. Wood noun a two-humped camel, Camelus bactrianus, used as a beast of burden in the cold deserts of central Asia […]