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bacillus US English

A disease-causing bacterium

Bacillus in bacillus US English

A disease-causing bacterium

Bacillus in polymyxin US English

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

colon bacillus US English

Another term for coliform bacterium.

tubercle bacillus US English

A bacterium that causes tuberculosis

Klebs–Löffler bacillus US English

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

Bacillus brevis in gramicidin US English

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

Bacillus popilliae in milky spore US 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 US English

An antibiotic typically used topically for skin and eye infections

bacillus English-Spanish

bacilo masculine