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Dictionary entry overview: What does shiga bacillus mean?
• SHIGA BACILLUS (noun)
The noun SHIGA BACILLUS has 1 sense:
1. a bacillus that causes dysentery
Familiarity information: SHIGA BACILLUS used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A bacillus that causes dysentery
Nouns denoting animals
shiga bacillus; Shigella dysentariae
Hypernyms ("shiga bacillus" is a kind of...):
shigella (rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; some are pathogenic for warm-blooded animals; can be used as a bioweapon)
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