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Escherichia

(ˌɛʃəˈrɪkɪə)
n
(Microbiology) a genus of Gram-negative rodlike bacteria that are found in the intestines of humans and many animals, esp E. coli, which is sometimes pathogenic and is widely used in genetic research
[C19: named after Theodor Escherich (1857–1911), German paediatrician who first described E. coli]
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Noun1.escherichia - a genus of enteric bacteria
enteric bacteria, enterics, enterobacteria, entric - rod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria; most occur normally or pathogenically in intestines of humans and other animals
genus Escherichia - a genus of bacteria
E. coli, Escherichia coli - a species of bacterium normally present in intestinal tract of humans and other animals; sometimes pathogenic; can be a threat to food safety
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Thus, for instance, is the case of the episode in the Escheria Island, when Nausikaa advises Odysseus to go to the palace in order to ask for help, but he must go past his father, and beg at Arete's knees (Od.
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