Johne's bacillus

noun

Joh·​ne's bacillus ˈyō-ˌnēz-, -nəz- How to pronounce Johne's bacillus (audio)
: a bacillus of the genus Mycobacterium (M. paratuberculosis) that causes Johne's disease

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“Johne's bacillus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Johne%27s%20bacillus. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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