Welch bacillus

noun
\ ˈwelch- How to pronounce Welch bacillus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Welch bacillus

: a clostridium (Clostridium perfringens synonym C. welchii) that causes gas gangrene

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“Welch bacillus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Welch%20bacillus. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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