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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.]
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(bəˈsɪlərɪ) or


1. (Microbiology) of, relating to, or caused by bacilli
2. (Microbiology) Also: bacilliform shaped like a short rod
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(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.
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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
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[bəˈsɪlərɪ] ADJbacilar
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adj (Med) → bazillär (spec); infection alsodurch Bazillen; formstäbchenförmig
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, bacillary
a. bacilar, rel. a un bacilo.
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References in periodicals archive ?
coli), cholera (vibrio cholerae), typhoid fever (salmonella), protozoan infection (giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis) and bacillary (shigella) or amoebic dysentery, said a study ( published in Natural Healthy Living.
Squamous cell carcinoma, lymphoma and bacillary angiomatosis are among the differential diagnoses of KS.
In this respect there are a few names Dr Boyd did research on "Bacillary Dysentery" isolated Bacilli -'Shiga Boyd'.
The Auramine-O staining technique greatly improves the diagnostic value especially in patients with low bacillary load that are likely to be missed on Ziehl-Neelsen stained smears [Figure 7].
The bacillary dysentery or called shigellosis that caused by Shigella that has the lowest infective dose ranging from 100 to 1000 cell to cause the infection (Chang et al., 2012).
(2.) Pomar V, Benito N, Lopez-Contreras J, Coll P Gurguf M, Domingo P Spontaneous gram-negative bacillary meningitis in adult patients: characteristics and outcome.
According to WHO protocol, 36 (85.7%) patients were infected with Multi Bacillary form.
As per World Health Organization classification, leprosy can be classified based on the number of lesions as paucibacillary (less than or equal to 5 skin lesions with or without positive skin smear) and multibacillary (6 or more lesions with or without positive skin smear).2 Usually, presence of erythema nodosum leprosum is seen in patients with high bacillary load and extensive skin lesions.
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." However, Josephus' translation of the Hebrew word has been questioned.
Keywords: Leprosy, clinical features, histopathology, bacillary index, granulomatous disorder, nerve enlargement, MALC.
Due to this, the time to obtain a bacteriological culture-based diagnosis may range from weeks to months for many patients.[sup][4],[5] Furthermore, many cases with low bacillary loads are misdiagnosed, underdiagnosed, or poorly treated.[sup][6] Among the nearly half a million estimated cases of MDR-TB that occurred globally in 2014, about one in four were detected.