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ba·cil·lus

 (bə-sĭl′əs)
n. pl. ba·cil·li (-sĭl′ī′)
1. Any of various bacteria, especially a rod-shaped bacterium.
2. Any of various rod-shaped, spore-forming, aerobic bacteria of the genus Bacillus that often occur in chains and include B. anthracis, the causative agent of anthrax.

[Late Latin, diminutive of Latin baculum, rod; see bak- in Indo-European roots.]

bacillus

(bəˈsɪləs)
n, pl -cilli (-ˈsɪlaɪ)
1. (Microbiology) any rod-shaped bacterium, such as a clostridium bacterium. Compare coccus2, spirillum1
2. (Microbiology) any of various rodlike spore-producing bacteria constituting the family Bacillaceae, esp of the genus Bacillus
[C19: from Latin: a small staff, from baculum walking stick]

ba•cil•lus

(bəˈsɪl əs)

n., pl. -cil•li (-ˈsɪl aɪ)
1. any rod-shaped or cylindrical bacterium of the genus Bacillus, comprising spore-producing bacteria.
2. (formerly) any bacterium.
[1880–85; < Late Latin, variant of Latin bacillum, diminutive of baculum staff, walking stick]

ba·cil·lus

(bə-sĭl′əs)
Plural bacilli (bə-sĭl′ī′)
Any of various bacteria that are shaped like a rod.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bacillus - aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacteriumbacillus - aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil
anthrax bacillus, Bacillus anthracis - a species of bacillus that causes anthrax in humans and in animals (cattle and swine and sheep and rabbits and mice and guinea pigs); can be used a bioweapon
Bacillus globigii, Bacillus subtilis, grass bacillus, hay bacillus - a species of bacillus found in soil and decomposing organic matter; some strains produce antibiotics
Yersinia pestis - a bacillus bacterium that causes the plague; aerosolized bacteria can be used as a bioweapon
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Bacillus - type genus of the Bacillaceae; includes many saprophytes important in decay of organic matter and a number of parasites
Translations
basilli
bacilus

bacillus

[bəˈsɪləs] N (bacilli (pl)) [bəˈsɪlaɪ]bacilo m

bacillus

[bəˈsɪləs] nbacille m

bacillus

n pl <bacilli> → Bazillus m

bacillus

[bəˈsɪləs] n (bacilli (pl)) [bəˈsɪlaɪ]bacillo

ba·cil·lus

, bacilli
n. bacilo, microbio, bacteria en forma de bastoncillo;
Calmette-Guérin, bacille bilié ______ de Calmette Guérin, bacille bilié;
Koch's ___, Mycobacterium tuberculosis___ de Koch, micobacteria de la tuberculosis;
typhoid ___, Salmonella typhi___ de la fiebre tifoidea, Salmonela tifoidea.

bacillus

n (pl -li) bacilo
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Spore-forming foodborne pathogens include Clostridium botulinum, Clostridium perfringens and Bacillus cereus.
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Eateries The bacterial pathogens commonly found in street eateries are Bacillus cereus (causes vomiting and diarrhoea), Clostridium perfringens (abdominal cramps and diarrhoea), Staphylococcus aureus (vomiting, appetite loss, abdominal cramps and mild fever) and Salmonella species (typhoid, food poisoning, irritation and inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract).
Some of the samples also tested positive for bacillus cereus that also causes diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.
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Human pathogens associated with the consumption of fresh-cut salads include natural inhabitants of soil, such as Listeria monocytogenes and Bacillus cereus and natural inhabitants of the gut and feces, such as Salmonella spp.
Public Health England said the babies developed blood poisoning from the bacillus cereus bacterium, which has been linked to an intravenous fluid supplied by ITH Pharma.
How How long soon you sickness typically typically get sick lasts Diarrhea Vomiting Bacillus cereus 4-16 hours 12-24 hours [check] [check] Campylobacter 2-5 days 2-10 days [check] Some-times jejuni (may be bloody) Ciguatera 6-24 hours 1 day-3 weeks [check] [check] Clostridium 2 hours-4 Weeks (months Sometimes Some-times botulinum days in severe cases) Clostridium 8-24 hours 1-2 days [check] perfringens Cyclospora 7-10 days May come and [check] Rare go for weeks to months Enterotoxigenic 8-44 hours 3-7 days or [check] [check] E.
Public Health England revealed 15 babies in six hospitals across England developed septicaemia after being infected with a bacterium known as Bacillus cereus.

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