bacillary

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adjective ba·cil·la·ry \ˈba-sə-ˌler-ē, bə-ˈsi-lə-rē\
variants: or less commonly

bacillar

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Definition of bacillary

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

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

Origin and Etymology of bacillary

Medieval Latin & New Latin bacillus


First Known Use: 1814


Medical Dictionary

bacillary

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

bacillar

\bə-ˈsil-ər, ˈbas-ə-lər\play play

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

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