coli

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adjective

co·​li ˈkō-ˌlī How to pronounce coli (audio)
: of or relating to bacteria normally inhabiting the intestine or colon and especially to species of the genus Escherichia (as E. coli)
coli noun

coli

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“Coli.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/coli. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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