bacillary

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

First Known Use of bacillary

1814, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bacillary

Medieval Latin & New Latin bacillus

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The first known use of bacillary was in 1814

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bacillary

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