Medical Definition of Bacille calmette-guerin

1. An attenuated strain of Mycobacterium bovis used in the preparation of BCG vaccine that is used for immunization against tuberculosis and in cancer chemotherapy. Extracts of the bacterium have remarkable powers in stimulation of lymphocytes and leucocytes and are used in adjuvants. Synonym: Calmette-Guerin bacillus. Acronym: BCG Origin: Fr. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bacille Calmette-guerin

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Bachman-Pettit test
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Bachmann's bundle
Bacille Calmette-Guerin
Bacillus amyloliquefaciens
Bacillus anthracis toxin
Bacillus brevis
Bacillus globigii
Bacillus haemolyticus
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Bacillus pumilus ribonuclease
Bacillus sphaericus
Bacillus thuringiensis
Backus-Naur form
Backus-Naur forms
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