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bacillus British & World English

A rod-shaped bacterium

Bacillus in bacillus British & World English

A rod-shaped bacterium

Bacillus in polymyxin British & World English

Any of a group of polypeptide antibiotics that are active chiefly against Gram-negative bacteria

tubercle bacillus British & World English

A bacterium that causes tuberculosis

Klebs–Löffler bacillus British & World English

A bacterium that causes diphtheria in humans and similar diseases in other animals

Bacillus larvae in foul brood British & World English

A fatal bacterial disease of larval honeybees

Bacillus brevis in gramicidin British & World English

An antibiotic with a wide range of activity, used in many medicinal preparations

Bacillus popilliae in milky spore British & World English

A bacterial disease of beetle larvae, including the Japanese beetle; the bacterium has been isolated and used in a commercial pesticide sold under the same name

Bacillus subtilis in bacitracin British & World English

An antibiotic typically used topically for skin and eye infections

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