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colon bacillus

noun

Definition of COLON BACILLUS

:  E. coli

First Known Use of COLON BACILLUS

1897

colon bacillus

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COLON BACILLUS

:  any of several bacilli especially of the genus Escherichia that are normally commensal in vertebrate intestines; especially :  e. coli

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