Definition of bacilliform in English:

bacilliform

Syllabification: ba·cil·li·form
Pronunciation: /bəˈsiləˌfôrm
 
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adjective

chiefly Biology
  • Rod-shaped.
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    • As shown in Fig.2A, without chemical treatment, mitochondria kept a bacilliform shape even at 72 h.
    • Clusters of corkscrew-shaped, bacilliform organisms, consistent with Helicobacter heilmannii, were seen in these gastric pits (Figure 2, hematoxylin-eo, original magnification × 100).
    • All colonies were composed of bacilliform cells and showed the ability to utilize methanol as a sole carbon source.

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