Definition of Bacillary

1. Adjective. Relating to or produced by or containing bacilli.

Exact synonyms: Bacillar
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Partainyms: Bacillus, Bacillus
Derivative terms: Bacillus



2. Adjective. Formed like a bacillus.
Exact synonyms: Bacillar, Bacilliform, Baculiform, Rod-shaped
Similar to: Formed
Derivative terms: Bacillus

Definition of Bacillary

1. a. Of or pertaining to little rods; rod-shaped.

2. a. Of or pertaining to bacilli; produced by, or containing, bacilli; bacillar; as, a bacillary disease.

Definition of Bacillary

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to bacillus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bacillary

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Bacillary

1. Shaped like a rod; consisting of rods or rodlike elements. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bacillary

bachelorship
bachelorships
bachelour
bachelours
bachelry
baches
baching
bachs
bacillaceae
bacillaceae infections
bacillaemia
bacillar
bacillariae
bacillariophyte
bacillariophytes
bacillary (current term)
bacillary dysentery
bacillary haemoglobinuria
bacillary layer
bacillary white diarrhea
bacillary white diarrhoea
bacilli
bacilliary
bacillibactin
bacillicidal
bacillicide
bacilliform
bacillin
bacillomyxin
bacillophobia

Literary usage of Bacillary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"BACTERIAL DISEASES 193 less resistance to bacillary dysentery than do the active ... bacillary dysentery is less likely to produce the numerous irregularly ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1886)
"(2) Though clinically almost identical with bacillary phthisis, ... (3) Non- bacillary phthisical sputum can be added to the list of agents which have been ..."

3. Diseases of the stomach, intestines, and pancreas by Robert Coleman Kemp (1912)
"bacillary DYSENTERY Definition.—A form of colitis, frequently an ileocolitis, usually of an acute type; occurring sporadically and in severe epidemics; ..."

4. A Manual of the practice of medicine by Arthur Albert Stevens (1915)
"Two specific varieties are recognized: (i) bacillary, and (2) amebic. ... bacillary dysentery is caused by the Bacillus dysenteric, described by Shiga, ..."

5. The Treatment of Acute Infectious Diseases by Frank Sherman Meara (1921)
"CHAPTER XVI DYSENTERY—bacillary AND AMEBIC bacillary DYSENTERY DYSENTERY is a ... The bacillary form is the one peculiar to this climate and to the United ..."

6. Diarrheal, Inflammatory, Obstructive, and Parasitic Diseases of the Gastro by Samuel Goodwin Gant (1915)
"bacillary dysentery is essentially an acute disease, and the patient usually dies or recovers quickly, and though the inflammatory process and accompanying ..."

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