Definition of Bacilli

1. Noun. (plural of bacillus) ¹



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Definition of Bacilli

1. bacillus [n] - See also: bacillus

Medical Definition of Bacilli

1. Rod-shaped bacterial cells. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bacilli

baching
bachs
bacillaceae
bacillaceae infections
bacillaemia
bacillar
bacillariae
bacillariophyte
bacillariophytes
bacillary
bacillary dysentery
bacillary haemoglobinuria
bacillary layer
bacillary white diarrhea
bacillary white diarrhoea
bacilli (current term)
bacilliary
bacillibactin
bacillicidal
bacillicide
bacilliform
bacillin
bacillomyxin
bacillophobia
bacillosamine
bacillosis
bacilluria
bacillus
bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine
bacillus amyloliquifaciens

Literary usage of Bacilli

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1903)
"CONTINUING our work as published in this Journal, 17605; 18, 449 ; 20, 618, we have submitted to examination tubercle bacilli from various sources; namely, ..."

2. The Journal of Infectious Diseases by Infectious Diseases Society of America, John Rockefeller McCormick Memorial Fund, John McCormick Institute for Infectious Diseases (1915)
"These investigators found i. injected intravenously with killed sensitized typhoid bacilli a serum of higher protective power than the rabbits in; killed, ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1888)
"bacilli. CASE L.—James W., aged twenty-nine. Good family history. ... Cough, hectic, sweats, loss of flesh. Cavity at left apex. bacilli. CASE LIT. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"It is a well-known fact that the mosquito is a direct transmitter of malaria; flies often infect food with the bacilli of cholera and dysentery. ..."

5. Pathogenic Micro-organisms: Including Bacteria and Protozoa; a Practical by William Hallock Park, Anna Wessels Williams (1910)
"Amoebae appear to he the chief exciting factor in most cases of chronic dysentery, though bacilli of the colon group also play a part. ..."

6. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1899)
"On the loth day, after 60 grains of urotropin, no bacilli were seen. ... On the 40th day no bacilli could be _ cultivated from the urine, and the evidence ..."

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