Bacteria

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See also: bacteria, bactéria, and bacterià

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From Ancient Greek βακτηρία(baktēría, rod)

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Bacteria

  1. In the three-domain system, a taxonomic domain comprising the single kingdom also called Bacteria, containing about 25 phyla.
  2. In the two-empire system (or two-superkingdom system), A taxonomic kingdom within the superkingdom Prokaryota – single-cell organisms (the bacteria); once divided into the Archaebacteria and Eubacteria.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248. pmid:25923521