Johne's bacillus


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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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