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bacillary

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adjective ba·cil·la·ry \ˈba-sə-ˌler-ē, bə-ˈsi-lə-rē\

Definition of bacillary

  1. 1 :  shaped like a rod; also :  consisting of small rods

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or caused by bacilli



Variants of bacillary

also ba·cil·lar play \bə-ˈsi-lər, ˈba-sə-lər\

Origin of bacillary

Medieval Latin & New Latin bacillus


First Known Use: 1814

Rhymes with bacillary

actuary, adversary, airy-fairy, ancillary, antiquary, apiary, arbitrary, aviary, axillary, beriberi, bestiary, biliary, black raspberry, Bloody Mary, boysenberry, breviary, budgetary, calamari, calamary, candleberry, Canterbury, capillary, carpellary, cassowary, catenary, cautionary, cavitary, cemetery, centenary, certiorari, checkerberry, chinaberry, cometary, commentary, commissary, condottiere, coralberry, corollary, coronary, culinary, customary, dictionary, dietary, dignitary, dromedary, dysentery, elderberry, emissary, estuary, farkleberry, February, formulary, fragmentary, fritillary, functionary, funerary, honorary, huckleberry, intermarry, janissary, January, lamasery, lapidary, lectionary, legendary, legionary, lingonberry, literary, loganberry, luminary, mammillary, mandatary, maxillary, medullary, mercenary, miliary, military, millenary, milliary, millinery, missionary, momentary, monastery, mortuary, necessary, ordinary, ossuary, partridgeberry, pensionary, pigmentary, planetary, Pondicherry, prebendary, presbytery, pulmonary, quaternary, red mulberry, reliquary, rowanberry, salivary, salmonberry, salutary, sanctuary, sanguinary, sanitary, secondary, secretary, sedentary, seminary, silverberry, solitary, sour cherry, stationary, stationery, statuary, subcontrary, sublunary, sugarberry, sumptuary, syllabary, temporary, tertiary, thimbleberry, Tipperary, Tom and Jerry, topiary, tributary, tutelary, Typhoid Mary, unitary, urinary, vestiary, Virgin Mary, visionary, voluntary, vulnerary, Waterbury, whortleberry, winterberry


Medical Dictionary

bacillary

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adjective ba·cil·la·ry \ˈbas-ə-ˌler-ē, bə-ˈsil-ə-rē\

Medical Definition of bacillary

  1. 1:  shaped like a rod; also :  consisting of small rods

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or caused by bacilli <bacillary meningitis>



Variants of bacillary

also ba·cil·lar \bə-ˈsil-ər, ˈbas-ə-lər\play play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "bacillary"


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