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bacil'lus Cal•mette'-Gué•rin'



Pronunciation: (kal-met'gā-ran', -ran'), [key]
a weakened strain of the tubercle bacillus, Mycobacterium bovis, used in the preparation of BCG vaccine.

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

bacillusBacillus thuringiensis

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