diplobacillus

noun
dip·​lo·​ba·​cil·​lus | \ ˌdip-lō-bə-ˈsil-əs How to pronounce diplobacillus (audio) \
plural diplobacilli\ -​ˌī also -​ē \

Medical Definition of diplobacillus

: a pair of rod-shaped bacilli that remain joined together end-to-end following division

Other Words from diplobacillus

diplobacillary \ -​ˈbas-​ə-​ˌler-​ē How to pronounce diplobacillus (audio) , -​bə-​ˈsil-​ə-​rē How to pronounce diplobacillus (audio) \ adjective

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“Diplobacillus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diplobacillus. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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