Translation of bacillus in Spanish:


bacilo, n.

Pronunciation /bəˈsɪləs//bəˈsɪləs/


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    bacilo masculine
    • At far right, Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum, an elongate bacillus form.
    • The victim carried an enormous number of bacilli shaped with the typical ‘short rounded ends.’
    • One is a microscopic rod-shaped bacterium called bacillus anthracis, easy to grow in the lab but fragile and easily killed in the open.