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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0004611

NCI Thesaurus Code: C14187  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Bacterium

NCIt Definition: Unicellular, prokaryotic organisms that reproduce by cell division and usually have cell walls; can be shaped like spheres, rods or spirals and can be found in virtually any environment.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A large group of single-cell microorganisms. Some cause infections and disease in animals and humans. The singular of bacteria is bacterium.

NICHD Definition: A unicellular, prokaryotic organism that reproduces by cell division and usually has cell walls; can be shaped like spheres, rods, or spirals; and can be found in virtually any environment.

CDISC Definition: Any organism assigned to the kingdom Bacteria.

CSP Definition: unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms, round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal; bacteria can be classifed by their response to oxygen: aerobic, anerobic, or facultatively anerobic; by the mode by which they obtain energy: chemotrophic or phototrophic; for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: lithotrophic (from inorganic compounds) or organotrophic (from organic compounds); and by where they get their carbon: heterotrophic (from organic sources) or autotrophic (from carbon dioxide); they can also be classifed by whether or not they stain, based on the structure of their cell walls with crystal violet dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.

MSH Definition: One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Bacteria, Eubacteria
bacteria
Bacterium (organism)
Bacterium
BACT
Eubacteria
not Bacteria Haeckel 1894
Superkingdom Bacteria (organism)
Superkingdom Bacteria

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C14187 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN general; prefer specifics; relation to bacterial disease: Manual 22.12-22.16; presence of bacteria in organs vs infection: Manual 22.11; note many precoordinated bacterial - terms (BACTERIAL PROTEINS; ANTIBODIES, BACTERIAL; etc); "coliform bacteria" = COLIFORM BACILLI see ENTEROBACTERIACEAE; presence of bacteria in blood = BACTEREMIA: see note there; DF: BACT MSH
AQL CH CL CY DE EN GD GE IM IP ME PY RE UL VI MSH
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000017005 SNOMEDCT_US
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
Contributing_Source NICHD NCI
CTV3ID X79pY SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XUbNV SNOMEDCT_US
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 0321-0322 CSP
DIV Bacteria NCBI
DX 19630101 MSH
EC physiology:Bacterial Physiological Phenomena MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20040731 SNOMEDCT_US
EXTERNALLY_DEFINED N LNC
FX D010861 MSH
FX D018933 MSH
HN 1963 MSH
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20090706 MSH
MN B03 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
NCBI_Taxon_ID 2 NCI
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Bacteria NCI
PM 1963 MSH
RANK superkingdom NCBI
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~X79pY SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XUbNV SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T004133 MSH
TERMUI T526867 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TH NLM (2004) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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