género de bacterias, bacilos flagelados contenidos en una vaina que contiene hierro y magnesio. Pueden causar infecciones en el hombre como la conjuntivitis de Parinaud. Ver Actinomicosis

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  • Leptothrix — Leptothrix, Zellkette in einer Scheide und leere Scheiden, lichtmikroskopische Aufnahme Systematik Reich: Bakterien …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leptothrix — Lep to*thrix, a. [See {Leptothrix}, n. ] (Biol.) Having the form of a little chain; applied to bacteria when, as in multiplication by fission, they form a chain of filiform individuals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leptothrix — Lep to*thrix (l[e^]p t[ o]*thr[i^]ks), n. [NL., fr. Gr. lepto s small + qri x hair.] (Biol.) A genus of bacteria, characterized by having their filaments very long, slender, and indistinctly articulated. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leptōthrix — Kg., Pilzgattung der Schizomyzeten, charakterisiert durch sehr kleine, farblose, durch Zweiteilung sich vermehrende Zellen, die zu unverzweigten, sehr dünnen und langen, zylindrischen, undeutlich gegliederten Fäden verbunden sind. Sie finden sich …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Leptothrix — A now invalid genus of sheathed organisms closely related to the genus Sphaerotilus found in fresh water. * * * lep·to·thrix lep tə .thriks n 1) cap a genus of sheathed filamentous bacteria of uncertain taxonomic affiliation that often have the… …   Medical dictionary

  • leptothrix — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌthriks noun Etymology: New Latin, from lept + thrix 1. capitalized : a genus of sheathed filamentous bacteria (family Chlamydobacteriaceae) that are unbranched or exhibit false branching, that multiply by division or by motile swarmers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leptothrix —   Gk leptos, narrow; thrix, hair. Glumes awn like …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • leptothrix —   Gk leptos, narrow; thrix, hair. Lemmas terminating in long, thin awns …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • leptothrix — lep·to·thrix …   English syllables

  • Leptothrix discophora — is one of several species of leptothrix, known for its sheath, and iron, managense and recently arsenic removing properties …   Wikipedia

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