fusiform bacillus


: a rod-shaped bacterium (Fusobacterium fusiforme or Fusiformis plauti-vincenti) having one blunt and one pointed end and being typically associated in pairs with the blunt ends apposed forming a fusiform figure see vincent's infection

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“Fusiform bacillus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fusiform%20bacillus. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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