gas bacillus

noun

: any of several bacteria that form gas in wounds infected with them (especially Clostridium perfringens synonym C. welchii)

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“Gas bacillus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gas%20bacillus. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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