Klebs-Löffler bacillus

noun
Klebs-Löff·ler bacillus | \ ˈklāps-ˈlef-lər- , ˈklebz- \

Medical Definition of Klebs-Löffler bacillus 

: a bacterium of the genus Corynebacterium (C. diphtheriae) that causes human diphtheria

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