Bacillus - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |bəˈsɪləs|  American pronunciation of the word bacillus
Brit.  |bəˈsɪləs|  British pronunciation of the word bacillus

noun

- aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil (syn: b)

Word forms

noun
singular: bacillus
plural: bacilli
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