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See definition of bacillus on Dictionary.com
  • as inbug
  • as inmicrobe
  • as invirus

synonyms for bacillus

  • disease
  • germ
  • infection
  • microbe
  • virus
  • bacterium
  • bug
  • germ
  • microorganism
  • pathogen
  • virus
  • crud
  • plague
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How to use bacillus in a sentence

There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
It, or a similar bacillus, is sometimes found in the sputum of gangrene of the lung.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Ordinarily, no attempt is made to identify any but the tubercle bacillus and the gonococcus.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The great majority belong to the colon bacillus group, and are negative to Gram's method of staining.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
This will show all bacteria except the tubercle bacillus, and often no other stain is necessary for their identification.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
In tuberculous disease the tubercle bacillus is present in the discharge, but its detection offers some difficulties.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The staphylococcus, bacillus of Friedlnder, colon bacillus, and Bacillus pyocyaneus may be met in chronic middle-ear disease.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
It is probably caused by two micro-organisms living in symbiosis—one a fusiform bacillus, the other a long spirillum (Fig. 124).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The usual cause of acute infectious conjunctivitis, especially in cities, seems to be the Koch-Weeks bacillus.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
In such cases the diphtheria bacillus remains in the patient's mouth for some time—from a few days to weeks.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BACILLUS

  • bacillus
  • disease
  • germ
  • infection
  • microbe
  • virus
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