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bacillus

noun [C] uk   /bəˈsɪl.əs/ ( plural bacilli   /-aɪ/   ) specialized us  
a bacterium (= an extremely small organism) that is shaped like a rod. There are various types of bacillus, some of which can cause disease.
Translations of “bacillus”
in Chinese (Traditional) 桿菌…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杆菌…
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