bacillary

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

Definition of bacillary

1 :shaped like a rod; also :consisting of small rods
2 :of, relating to, or caused by bacilli

Origin and Etymology of bacillary

Medieval Latin & New Latin bacillus


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bacillary

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

medical Definition of bacillary

1 :shaped like a rod; also :consisting of small rods
2 :of, relating to, or caused by bacilli
  • bacillary meningitis

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