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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (30)
  • Which disease caused by a bacillus is abbreviated as "TB"?
  • It has been known for a long time that the tubercle bacillus is rapidly destroyed in the soil.
  • The next cheering find was that the worst enemies of the bacillus were our best friends.
  • Because of the resemblance of these latter to a walking stick they have been termed bacillus (plural, bacilli). for more
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