Definition of myxobacter in English:

myxobacter

noun

  • Originally (in form Myxobacter): a genus of slime-producing bacteria having rod-like spores (now historical). Later: = myxobacterium.

Origin

Late 19th century. From scientific Latin Myxobacter from myxo- + bacter- (in bacterium).

Pronunciation

myxobacter

/ˈmɪksə(ʊ)ˌbaktə/