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ba•cil•lus



Pronunciation: (bu-sil'us), [key]
n.,
pl. -cil•liPronunciation: (-sil'ī). [key]

1. any rod-shaped or cylindrical bacterium of the genus Bacillus, comprising spore-producing bacteria. See diag. under bacteria.
2. (formerly) any bacterium.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

bacilluriabacillus Calmette-Guérin
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