Meaning of microbacterium

mi•cro•bac•te•ri•um

Pronunciation: (mī"krō-bak-tēr'ē-um), [key]
— pl. -te•ri•a
  1. any of several rod-shaped, thermoduric, saprophytic bacteria of the genus Microbacterium, found chiefly in dairy products.
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