meaning of anthrax bacillus

anthrax bacillus meaning in General Dictionary

a species of bacillus that triggers anthrax in humans and in animals (cattle and swine and sheep and rabbits and mice and guinea pigs); may be used a bioweapon

Sentence Examples with the word anthrax bacillus

Only a single pathogenic species can withstand the short boiling to which milk is ordinarily treated in domestic management, and this is the anthrax bacillus containing spores.

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