Bacilli [noun]

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Sentence/Example of Bacilli:

Beginners must be warned against mistaking the edges of cells, or particles which have retained the red stain, for bacilli.

There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.

The sputum of more advanced cases resembles that of chronic bronchitis, with the addition of tubercle bacilli and elastic fibers.

Caseous particles containing immense numbers of the bacilli are common.

These globular masses usually contain many tubercle bacilli.

Tubercle bacilli are nearly always present, although animal inoculation may be necessary to detect them.

Typhoid bacilli have been known to persist for months and even years after the attack.

These bacilli (Fig. 89) are large (5 to 10 long), non-motile, and usually arranged end to end in chains.

The number of Boas-Oppler bacilli can be increased by administering a few ounces of sugar of milk the day before the examination.

Pseudomembranous conjunctivitis generally shows either streptococci or diphtheria bacilli.