clostridium

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Scanning Electron micrograph of Clostridium difficile colonies from a stool sample.

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

clostridium (plural clostridia)

  1. Any of several mostly anaerobic gram-positive bacteria, of the genus Clostridium, that are present in the soil and in the intestines of humans and animals and are capable of forming spores

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