endospore-forming bacteria meaning

Noun: endospore-forming bacteria
  1. A group of true bacteria

Type of: eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria

Encyclopedia: Endospore-forming bacteria

A group of rods or cocci whose taxonomic affinities are uncertain. They form endospores,thick-walled bodies formed within the vegetative cells of certain bacteria,able to withstand adverse environmental conditions for prolonged periods.

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