typhoid bacillus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n typhoid bacillus a form of salmonella that causes typhoid fever
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Usage

In literature:

The comma bacillus of Koch, and the typhoid fever germ of Eberth, are especially destroyed in normal gastric juice.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 787, January 31, 1891" by Various
The disease is caused by a specific germ known as the typhoid bacillus.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
Bacillus of typhoid fever, 351.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
Thus a person might become infected with the typhoid bacillus by eating raw oysters.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
Eberth and Koch discover Bacillus of Typhoid Fever, and Sternberg the Bacillus of Pneumonia.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn
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