diplobacillus

noun

dip·​lo·​ba·​cil·​lus ˌdip-lō-bə-ˈsil-əs How to pronounce diplobacillus (audio)
plural diplobacilli
-ˌī also -ē
: a pair of rod-shaped bacilli that remain joined together end-to-end following division
diplobacillary adjective

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“Diplobacillus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diplobacillus. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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