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bacillary

[ bas-uh-ler-ee, buh-sil-uh-ree ]
/ 藞b忙s 蓹藢l蓻r i, b蓹藞s瑟l 蓹 ri /
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adjective
Also ba路cil路li路form [buh-sil-uh-fawrm]. /b蓹藞s瑟l 蓹藢f蓴rm/. of or like a bacillus; rod-shaped.
Bacteriology. characterized by bacilli.
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Also ba路cil路lar [buh-sil-er, bas-uh-ler]. /b蓹藞s瑟l 蓹r, 藞b忙s 蓹 l蓹r/.

Origin of bacillary

First recorded in 1880鈥85; bacill- + -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for bacillary

bacillary

bacillar (b蓹藞s瑟l蓹)

/ (b蓹藞s瑟l蓹r瑟) /

adjective
of, relating to, or caused by bacilli
Also: bacilliform (b蓹藞s瑟l瑟藢f蓴藧m) shaped like a short rod
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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