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English definition of “E. coli”

E. coli

noun [U] (also E coli)  /ˈi ˈkoʊ·lɑɪ/
biology a type of bacteria that lives in the intestines of humans and other animals and that sometimes causes severe illness
(Definition of E. coli noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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