diplobacillus[dip″lo-bah-sil´us] (pl. diplobacil´li)
A short, rod-shaped organism occurring in pairs, joined end-to-end; diplobacterium.
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diplobacterium(dĭp″lō-băk-tēr′ē-ŭm) [″ + bakterion, little rod]
An organism made up of two adherent bacteria.
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