bacillus

1 ENTRIES FOUND:
Save
bacillus /bəˈsɪləs/ noun
plural bacilli /-ˈsɪˌlaɪ/ /bəˈsɪˌlaɪ/
bacillus
/bəˈsɪləs/
noun
plural bacilli /-ˈsɪˌlaɪ/ /bəˈsɪˌlaɪ/
Learner's definition of BACILLUS
[count] technical
: a straight rod-shaped bacterium that requires oxygen for growth
also : a bacterium that causes disease
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up bacillus? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.