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 (băs′ə-lĕr′ē, bə-sĭl′ə-rē) also ba·cil·lar (bə-sĭl′ər, băs′ə-lər)
1. Shaped like a rod or rods.
a. Consisting of small rods or rodlike structures.
b. Caused by, relating to, or resembling bacilli: bacillary dysentery.

[From bacillus.]


(bəˈsɪlərɪ) or


1. (Microbiology) of, relating to, or caused by bacilli
2. (Microbiology) Also: bacilliform shaped like a short rod


(ˈbæs əˌlɛr i, bəˈsɪl ə ri)

also ba•cil•lar

(bəˈsɪl ər, ˈbæs ə lər)

1. Also, ba•cil•li•form (bəˈsɪl əˌfɔrm) of or like a bacillus; rod-shaped.
2. characterized by bacilli.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bacillary - relating to or produced by or containing bacillibacillary - relating to or produced by or containing bacilli
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
2.bacillary - formed like a bacillusbacillary - formed like a bacillus    
formed - having or given a form or shape


[bəˈsɪlərɪ] ADJbacilar


adj (Med) → bazillär (spec); infection alsodurch Bazillen; formstäbchenförmig


, bacillary
a. bacilar, rel. a un bacilo.
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The Jewish-Roman historian Flavius Josephus (37-100 ACE) attributed the epidemic to bacillary dysenter, which can lead to hemorrhoids, his translation of the Hebrew word "opalim.
This study aims to finds out proportion of DM among pulmonary tuberculosis patients and proportion of DM among patients with different sputum bacillary load.
sup][4],[5] Furthermore, many cases with low bacillary loads are misdiagnosed, underdiagnosed, or poorly treated.
Slit-skin smears showed multiple acid-fast bacilli with bacillary index (BI) of 5+.
Among their topics are general physiological and virulence properties of the pathogenic clostridia, disease produced by Clostridium perfringens type A in mammalian species, diseases produced by Clostrium difficile, gas gangrene (malignant edema), bacillary hemoglobinuria, and botulism.
Notwithstanding the absence of definitive evidence from randomised controlled trials on the optimal duration of IPT in HIV-infected patients, data from several observational studies demonstrate that IPT is cost-effective and beneficial because it combats low bacillary load latent TB, which serves as a reservoir for recurrent disease.
Quantifying the Impact of Floods on Bacillary Dysentery in Dalian City, China, From 2004 to 2010.
For example, vibriosis is one of the most serious diseases affecting bivalve shellfish larvae, causing bacillary necrosis (Paillard et al.
Usually after two months of treatment sputum smear becomes negative but presence of multiple cavities in the lung, bacillary load, diabetes mellitus and tobacco smoking, slows the sputum smear conversion time.
Malnutrition, diseases like polio, typhoid fever or bacillary dysentery, cryptosporidiosis, cholera, rotavirus infections, and a variety of worm infestations, continue to endanger the health of children and old people.
From May 2013 to January 2015, Eighty-nine IBS patients were recruited in the internal medicine department of the affiliated hospital of Shandong university of Traditional Chinese medicine for this study, including 48 PI-IBS patients with a history of acute enteritis, bacillary dysentery or related gastrointestinal infection within the previous 3 to 12 months and 41 non-PI-IBS patients.