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n. - Parasitic or free-living bacteria.

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  • At this time, the spirochaete that causes syphilis was discovered by Schaudinn and Hoffmann in Berlin, and Ehrlich decided to seek
  • These bacilli often grow out to form long threads, not in the manner of anthrax bacilli, nor with a simple undulating form, but assuming the shape of delicate long spirals, a...
  • Went to No. 10 C.C.S. to see if Ellis 'brother of the 7th Battalion had been wounded -- no news of him but arranged to have any information telephoned, and that he be sent for... for more
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