bacillus

What is bacillus?

bacillus meaning a bacterium with a rod-like shape

Image of bacteria (bacillus)
Image of rod-shaped bacterium, Bacillus infernus,collected from deep (20-2800 meters) terrestrial subsurface. (Photo: U.S. Dept. of Energy/Subsurface Microbial Culture Collection)

 

reference: Coral Reef Information System – Glossary

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