Definitions for tubercle bacillus

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tu′bercle bacil`lus(n.)

  1. the bacterium, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, causing tuberculosis.

    Category: Microbiology

Origin of tubercle bacillus:

1895–1900

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tubercle bacillus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis(noun)

    cause of tuberculosis

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