Also ba·cil·lar [buh-sil-er, bas-uh-ler] /bəˈsɪl ər, ˈbæs ə lər/.
Origin of bacillary
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Through the summer and autumn many cases of diarrhœa and of both amœbic and bacillary dysentery made their appearance.The Australian Army Medical Corps in Egypt
James W. Barrett
Next Purkinje's figures, or shadows cast by the blood-vessels of the middle layer upon the bacillary layer of the retina.Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death
Frederick W. H. Myers
Tuberculous disease of joints results from bacillary infection through the arteries.Manual of Surgery
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Next is the bacillary layer which lines about five-sixths of the interior surface of the eye.Visual Illusions
- of, relating to, or caused by bacilli
- Also: bacilliform (bəˈsɪlɪˌfɔːm) shaped like a short rod
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- Shaped like a rod.
- Consisting of small rods or rodlike structures.
- Caused by, relating to, or resembling bacilli.
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