Bacillaceae

noun plural
Bac·​il·​la·​ce·​ae | \ ˌbas-ə-ˈlā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Bacillaceae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Bacillaceae

: a family that comprises typically rod-shaped, usually gram-positive bacteria (order Bacillales) which produce endospores and includes the genus Bacillus

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“Bacillaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Bacillaceae. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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