Medical Definition of Bordet-Gengou bacillus

1. A small, aerobic, gram-negative bacillus, causative organism of whooping cough. Produces a variety of toxins including a dermonecrotising toxin, an adenyl cyclase, an endotoxin and pertussis toxin, as well as surface components such as fimbrial haemagglutinin. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Bordet-Gengou Bacillus

Boraginaceae
Borago
Borago officinalis
Borazon
Borda count
Borda counts
Bordeau theory
Bordeaux
Bordeaux mixture
Bordeaux wine
Border Collie
Border collie
Border terrier
Bordet-Gengou bacillus (current term)
Bordet-Gengou phenomenon
Bordet-Gengou potato blood agar
Bordet and Gengou reaction
Bordetella parapertussis
Bordetella pertussis
Bordon
Bordwellian
Boreas
Borel function
Borel measurable
Borel measure
Borel set
Borg
Borged

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