Koch's bacillus

noun

variants or Koch bacillus
: a bacillus of the genus Mycobacterium (M. tuberculosis) that causes human tuberculosis

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“Koch's bacillus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Koch%27s%20bacillus. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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