diplobacillus

diplobacillus

[dip-loh-buh-sil-uhs]
noun, plural diplobacili [dip-loh-buh-sil-ahy] . Bacteriology.
a double bacillus; two bacilli linked end to end.

Origin:
1900–05; diplo- + bacillus

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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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