diplobacillus

diplobacillus

 [dip″lo-bah-sil´us] (pl. diplobacil´li)
A short, rod-shaped organism occurring in pairs, joined end-to-end; diplobacterium.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

dip·lo·ba·cil·lus

(dip'lō-bă-sil'ŭs),
Two rod-shaped bacterial cells linked end to end.
[diplo- + bacillus]
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dip·lo·ba·cil·lus

(dip'lō-bă-sil'ŭs)
Two rod-shaped bacterial cells linked end to end.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The cell shape varied from polymorphic, diplobacillus, and half-shaped bacillus.
consisted of 50% bacillus, 36% diplobacillus and 14% polymorphism (Fig 6a).
In 1882, Von Frisch identified the causative organism, a gram-negative diplobacillus, now known as K rhinoscleromatis.[1,2] The disease is rarely seen in the United States, but is endemic to North and Central Africa, Central and South America, Eastern and Southern Europe, India, Egypt, and Indonesia.[3] Rhinoscleroma is not highly contagious.
Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis is a gram-negative, encapsulated, nonmotile, diplobacillus member of the family Enterobacteriaceae.