comma bacillus

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comma bacillus (plural comma bacilli)

  1. (bacteriology) A variety of bacillus shaped like a comma, found in the intestines of patients suffering from cholera.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for comma bacillus in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)