Definition of E. coli in English:

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E. coli

Pronunciation: /iː ˈkəʊlʌɪ/

noun

[mass noun]
A bacterium commonly found in the intestines of humans and other animals, some strains of which can cause severe food poisoning.
Example sentences
  • It's almost impossible to protect dairy cows from E. coli and other coliform bacteria.
  • They spliced a piece of frog DNA into the DNA of a common bacterium known as E. coli.
  • The bacterium E. coli is a normal inhabitant of the gastrointestinal tract of humans and livestock.

Words that rhyme with E. coli

alveoli, gladioli

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