bacilliformis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bacilliformis (neuter bacilliforme); third declension

  1. having the form of a bacillus

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.