Medical Definition of Colon bacillus

1. The archetypal bacterium for biochemists, used very extensively in experimental work. A rod shaped gram-negative bacillus (0.5 x 3-5 m) abundant in the large intestine (colon) of mammals. Abbreviation: E. Coli This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colon Bacillus

cologne
cologne water
cologned
colognes
cologs
colohepatopexy
coloileal fistula
cololysis
colombard
colombards
colombium
colombophile
colominic acid
colon
colon ascendens
colon bacillus (current term)
colon cancer
colon cancer and polyps
colon carcinoma
colon cutoff sign
colon descendens
colon distention
colon obstruction
colon pelvinum
colon sigmoideum
colon transversum
colonalgia
colonate
colone
colonel

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