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Escherichia coli

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  • IPA: /ˌɛ.ʃəˈɹɪ.kjə ˈkʰoʊ.laɪ/

Etymology

Named after w:Theodor Escherich + genitive of Latin colon < Greek κῶλον (leg, side, wall).

Proper noun

Escherichia coli

  1. A taxonomic species, within genus Escherichia — the bacteria E. coli.
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