bacilliformis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from bacillus (rod-shaped bacterium) +‎ forma (form, shape).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bacilliformis m, f (neuter bacilliforme); third declension

  1. having the form of a bacillus

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative bacilliformis bacilliforme bacilliformēs bacilliformia
genitive bacilliformis bacilliformis bacilliformium bacilliformium
dative bacilliformī bacilliformī bacilliformibus bacilliformibus
accusative bacilliformem bacilliforme bacilliformēs bacilliformia
ablative bacilliformī bacilliformī bacilliformibus bacilliformibus
vocative bacilliformis bacilliforme bacilliformēs bacilliformia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.