Shigella

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Translingual[edit]

Shigella boydii

Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Japanese Shiga (a surname), after Japanese bacteriologist Kiyoshi Shiga +‎ -ella.

Proper noun[edit]

Shigella f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Enterobacteriaceae — certain gram-negative bacteria, some of which invade the colon and trigger dysentery.

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