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Escherichia coli

[ esh-uh-rik-ee-uh -koh-lahy ]
/ ˌɛʃ əˈrɪk i ə ˈkoʊ laɪ /
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noun Bacteriology.

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Origin of Escherichia coli

From New Latin; named after Theodor Escherich (died 1911), German physician + coli, genitive singular of Latin colon “large intestine,” used as a specific epithet for Escherichia;see -ia colon2
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