Aero·​ba·​cil·​lus | \ ˌer-ō-bə-ˈsi-ləs \

Definition of Aerobacillus

in some classifications
: a genus of bacteria (family Bacillaceae) including forms usually placed in Bacillus but in some morphological and physiological characters resembling members of Clostridium

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First Known Use of Aerobacillus

1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aerobacillus

New Latin, from aer- + bacillus

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“Aerobacillus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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