colibacillus

[ kō′lə-bə-sĭləs, kō′lē- ]

n.

The colon bacillus Escherichia coli.

Nearby words

  1. colfax, schuyler,
  2. coli-,
  3. colibacillemia,
  4. colibacillosis,
  5. colibacilluria,
  6. colic,
  7. colic artery,
  8. colicin,
  9. colicinogen,
  10. colicky


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