Associations to the word «Bacillus»
BACILLUS, noun. Any of various rod-shaped, spore-forming aerobic bacteria in the genus Bacillus, some of which cause disease.
BACILLUS, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Bacillaceae — certain rod-shaped bacteria.
BACILLUS, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Bacillidae — certain stick insects.
BACILLUS SUBTILIS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Bacillaceae — a gram-positive bacterium used as a probiotic.
BACILLUS, noun. Aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil.
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