from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the bacilli that commonly inhabit the intestines of humans and other vertebrates, especially the colon bacillus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to the bacteria that inhabit the intestines (especially the colon) of mammals
- n. Such a bacterium
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling a sieve; cribriform; ethmoid.
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