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Contemporary Examples of e-coli
While Congress fights over Obamacare, Colorado may be suffering an e-coli outbreak.The Key to Being a Leader During Crisis? Break the Rules
October 10, 2013
- short for Escherichia coli; see Escherichia
Word Origin and History for e-coli
"bacteria inhabiting the gut of man and animals," short for Escherichia coli, named for German physician Theodor Escherich (1857-1911) + Latin genitive of colon "colon" (see colon (n.2)).
E. coli(ē kō′lī)
- A bacillus Escherichia coli; a bacillus normally found in the human gastrointestinal tract and existing as numerous strains, some of which are responsible for diarrheal diseases. Other strains have been used experimentally in molecular biology.
- A bacillus (Escherichia coli) normally found in the human gastrointestinal tract and occurring in numerous strains, some of which are responsible for diarrheal diseases. Other strains have important experimental uses in molecular biology.