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1. Small rod-shaped bacteria living in sewage or soil and oxidizing sulfur.
2. A rod-shaped bacteria that derives energy from the oxidation of one or more reduced sulfur compounds.

Its organisms are widely distributed in marine, freshwater, and soil environments, especially where oxidizable sulfur is abundant.

This entry is located in the following units: bacillo-, bacill-, bacilli- (page 2) thio-, thi-, thion- (page 1)