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diplobacillus

[dip-loh-buh-sil-uh s] /ˌdɪp loʊ bəˈsɪl əs/
noun, plural diplobacili
[dip-loh-buh-sil-ahy] /ˌdɪp loʊ bəˈsɪl aɪ/ (Show IPA).
Bacteriology
1.
a double bacillus; two bacilli linked end to end.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; diplo- + bacillus
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diplobacillus in Medicine

diplobacillus dip·lo·ba·cil·lus (dĭp'lō-bə-sĭl'əs)
n.
A rod-shaped bacterium occurring in pairs linked end to end.

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