Ducrey's bacillus

noun
Du·​crey's bacillus | \ dü-ˈkrāz- How to pronounce Ducrey's bacillus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Ducrey's bacillus

: a gram-negative bacillus of the genus Haemophilus (H. ducreyi) that is the causative agent of chancroid

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“Ducrey's bacillus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Ducrey%27s%20bacillus. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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