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Legionnaires' bacillus

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noun Le·gion·naires' bacillus \ˌlē-jə-ˈna(ə)rz-, -ˈne(ə)rz-\

Medical Definition of Legionnaires' bacillus

  1. :  a bacterium of the genus Legionella (L. pneumophila) that causes Legionnaires' disease


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