Koch-Weeks bacillus

noun
\ -ˈwēks- \

Medical Definition of Koch-Weeks bacillus 

: a bacterium of the genus Haemophilus (H. aegyptius) associated with an infectious form of human conjunctivitis — compare pfeiffer's bacillus

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