Bacillary



Also, bacilliform
[buh-sil-uh-fawrm] /bəˈsɪl əˌfɔrm/ (Show IPA). of or like a bacillus; rod-shaped.
Bacteriology. characterized by bacilli.
Historical Examples

Next Purkinje’s figures, or shadows cast by the blood-vessels of the middle layer upon the bacillary layer of the retina.
Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death Frederick W. H. Myers

Tuberculous disease of joints results from bacillary infection through the arteries.
Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

Next is the bacillary layer which lines about five-sixths of the interior surface of the eye.
Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh

Through the summer and autumn many cases of diarrhœa and of both amœbic and bacillary dysentery made their appearance.
The Australian Army Medical Corps in Egypt James W. Barrett

adjective
of, relating to, or caused by bacilli
Also bacilliform (bəˈsɪlɪˌfɔːm). shaped like a short rod

bacillary bac·il·lar·y (bās’ə-lěr’ē, bə-sĭl’ə-rē) or ba·cil·lar (bə-sĭl’ər, bās’ə-lər)
adj.

Shaped like a rod.

Consisting of small rods or rodlike structures.

Caused by, relating to, or resembling bacilli.

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