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coliform

adjective co·li·form \ˈkō-lə-ˌfrm, ˈkä-\

Definition of COLIFORM

:  of, relating to, or being gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria (as E. coli) normally present in the intestine <monitored coliform levels in drinking water>
coliform noun

First Known Use of COLIFORM

1906
Medical Dictionary

coliform

adjective co·li·form \ˈkō-lə-ˌfrm, ˈkäl-ə-\

Medical Definition of COLIFORM

:  of, relating to, or being gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria (as E. coli) normally present in the intestine <monitored coliform levels in drinking water>
coliform noun

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