Definición de bacillus en inglés:
sustantivo (plural bacilli /-lʌɪ, -liː/)
1A rod-shaped bacterium.
- One is a microscopic rod-shaped bacterium called bacillus anthracis, easy to grow in the lab but fragile and easily killed in the open.
- At far right, Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum, an elongate bacillus form.
- The victim carried an enormous number of bacilli shaped with the typical ‘short rounded ends.’
1.1A disease-causing bacterium: the bacillus was thought to have proliferated in water polluted by sewage tubercle bacilli
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- The isolation of the tuberculosis bacillus in 1882 by Robert Koch, who later became professor of hygiene and director of the Institute for Infectious Diseases in Berlin, was a scientific breakthrough.
- When infectious people cough, sneeze, talk or spit, they propel TB germs, known as bacilli, into the air.
- The man, who is unidentified as yet, does not have anthrax - the bacillus is on his person, but he's not infected, and with proper treatment, he should be fine.
- Example sentences
- Shigellosis, also known as acute bacillary dysentery, is characterized by the passage of loose stools mixed with blood and mucus and accompanied by fever, abdominal cramps and tenesmus.
- During 1967-70, bacillary dysentery was first reported in Central American countries.
- Approximately a third of cases of dysentery were classified amoebic, a third as bacillary and the rest remained undifferentiated.
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