Bacillus means any rod-shaped bacterium.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Bacillus
- A variety of bacterium; a microscopic, rod-shaped vegetable organism.
Category: Microbiology
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Fractional sterilization
    Fractional sterilization is the sterilization of material by heating it to 100°C(212°F) ...
  • Disinfectant
    Disinfectant is an agent that frees from infection by killing the vegetative cells of ...
  • Bacteriorhodopsin
    Bacteriorhodopsin is a purple pigment that occurs in the cytoplasm membrane of the group ...
  • Bacterin
    Bacterin is a suspension of killed or attenuated bacteria used for artificial immunization. ...
  • Hydrologic cycle
    Hydrologic cycle is the complete cycle through which water passes, from oceans, through ...