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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.]
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, 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.
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"There is one of our bacilli squeaking for help," said he with a grim smile.
Daughtry had inquired into the matter, and the inquiry was violent; for he had a wholesome fear of germs and bacilli, and when the two active young men tried to run him through with their filth-corroded spears, he caught the spear of one young man under his arm and put the other young man to sleep with a left hook to the jaw.
For it was these bacteria, and germs, and microbes, and bacilli, cultured in the laboratories of the West, that had come down upon China in the rain of glass.
Isolation and characterization of rhizosphere auxin-producing Bacilli and evaluation of their potency on wheat growth improvement, Arch.
The results obtained showed that all six bacilli spp showed that inhibited the growth of these pathogens most by 90%.
Background and Objective: There has been steady rise in imipenem resistant Gram negative bacilli non fermenters resulting from metallo beta lactamases that has been reported to be an important cause of hospital acquired infections and is serious therapeutic problem worldwide.
16S rRNA gene sequence of the strain number 7a clearly indicated that the strain belonged to the family Bacillaceae most closely related to Bacilli sp.
The purpose of this study was to detect and confirm the presence of acid fast bacilli in lymph node biopsies using routine Ziehl Neelsen stain, Kinyoun stain and fluorescence staining and also to determine the best, rapid and more cost effective technique of staining for the detection of acid fast bacilli.
Molecular identification by 16S RNA gene analysis indicated that most of the isolated strains are bacilli belong mainly to members of Bacillus cereus group, B.
The use of all this information allowed classifying bacterial isolates obtained from leaves, trunk, and fruits of date palm tree into different groups: Bacilli Gram positive, Bacilli Gram negative, cocci Gram negative, and cocci-bacilli.
A fairly common observation has been that bacilli lack the complete cellulase system, whose main activity is carboxymethylcellulase (endoglucanase), which does not hydrolyze crystalline cellulose (MAWADZA et al., 2000).
Following properties helped us to confirm that it was indeed Bacillus anthracis and not Anthracoid bacilli (Table 2.)