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bacilliform

 [bah-sil´ĭ-form]
having the appearance of a bacillus; rod-shaped.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ba·cil·li·form

(ba-sil'i-fōrm),
Rod-shaped.
[L. bacillus, a rod, + forma, form]
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ba·cil·li·form

(bă-sil'i-fōrm)
Rod-shaped.
[L. bacillus, a rod, + forma, form]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bacilliform

Rod-shaped. Shaped like a BACILLUS.
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Varma, "Detection of rice tungro bacilliform virus in field and glasshouse samples from India using the polymerase chain reaction," Journal of Virological Methods, vol.
Maxillae with bacilliform setae arranged like combs prolaterally.
The virions were bacilliform, measuring 90 nm-100 nm in diameter, up to 500 nm-long, and with a 20- to 25-nm periodicity of striations.
Mortalities approached 100%, and a team of scientists from Thailand determined that the outbreak was possibly caused by a bacilliform virus similar to the whitespot virus observed in China and Japan.
Lockhart BEL (1986) Purification and serology of a bacilliform virus associated with banana streak disease.
The sugarcane bacilliform badnavirus promoter is active in both monocots and dicots.
TEM of foregut showed bacilliform virions 240-310 rim long by 80-100 nm wide.