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comma bacillus

noun
1.
a curved, rod-shaped bacterium, Vibrio cholerae, causing Asiatic cholera.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for comma bacillus

comma bacillus

noun
1.
a comma-shaped bacterium, Vibrio comma, that causes cholera in man: family Spirillaceae
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comma bacillus in Medicine

comma bacillus com·ma bacillus (kŏm'ə)
n.
See Koch's bacillus.

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