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typhoid bacillus

the bacterium Salmonella typhosa, causing typhoid fever.
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First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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typhoid bacillus n.
An aerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium Salmonella typhi that causes typhoid fever.

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