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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium.

Usage examples (27)
  • When infectious people cough, sneeze, talk or spit, they propel TB germs, known as bacilli, into the air.
  • We distinguish within this group two widely different series of forms, which we will speak of as bacilli and cocco-bacteria respectively.
  • Typhoid bacilli enter the body only through the mouth.
  • Flagella, classification of bacilli by, 136 to stain, 101 for more
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