Definitions for e. coliˈi ˈkoʊ laɪ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
E. co•liˈi ˈkoʊ laɪ(n.)
Ref: Escherichia coli.
Escherichia coli, E. coli(noun)
a species of bacterium normally present in intestinal tract of humans and other animals; sometimes pathogenic; can be a threat to food safety