colon bacillus

noun

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1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Colon bacillus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colon%20bacillus. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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colon bacillus

noun

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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