E. coli

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈiː ˈkʰoʊ.laɪ/

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation of Escherichia (genus of bacteria) + Latin coli, genitive of colum (colon)

Proper noun[edit]

E. coli f

  1. Alternative form of Escherichia coli
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of Entamoeba (genus of types of ameobas) + Latin coli, genitive of colum (colon)

Proper noun[edit]

E. coli f

  1. Alternative form of Entamoeba coli