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- another term for archaebacteria
- ‘Over the past three decades, bacteria and archaea have been found in some of the most inhospitable places on Earth.’
- ‘Participants will also focus on a class of microbes known as the archaea, which literally means ‘ancient.’’
- ‘Unlike bacteria and archaea, eukaryotes have their DNA in linear pieces that are bound up with special proteins to make chromosomes.’
- ‘Marine plants literally live in a sea of bacteria, archaea, viruses, and fungi - some of which are bound to be pathogenic - yet they seldom get sick.’
- ‘Bacteria and archaea often clone themselves, trade genes, and in some cases the microbes even merge together into a giant mass of DNA that then gives rise to spores.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.