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Organisms that eat dead and decaying matter
saprobes
Bacteria that are helpful to plants
nitrogen fixing bacteria
Attachment strands found on bacteria
pili
The term for organisms that do not have a true nucleus.
prokaryotic
bacteria are classified according to their?
shapes and grouping
diseases that are caused by endospores
anthrax
botulism
tetanus
e coli transfers genetic material through ?
conjugation
Where can bacteria live?
Almost everywhere
rod shaped bacteria
bacilli
spiral shaped bacteria
spirilli
Sticky outer covering found on some bacteria
capsule
Bacteria form this when they are in adverse conditions
endospore
The outer covering on bacteria that gives it shape and support
cell wall
Bacteria that is found in round clusters
staphlococci
Class of bacteria that lives in harsh conditions
Archaebacteria
Largest class of bacteria that are parasitic
Schizophyta
bacterial toxins that are produced inside the bacterial cell wall
endotoxin
Sexual reproduction between 2 bacteria`
conjugation
Bacteria that live without oxygen
anaerobes