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Synonyms for rod-shaped

formed like a bacillus

resembling a rod


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Two kinds of gland cell (G1 and G2), one producing rod-shaped bodies (rd) and other producing granular secretory bodies (sb) on both sides of the head associated with the anterior adhesive apparatus of Diplectanum sp.
Modern bacteria (1-2 [micro]m) display morphologies ranging from spherical (coccoid), rod-shaped (bacillus), curved (vibriod), to spiral (spirochete or spirilli).
The mass doubling time of the mutant cells grown in LB medium at 37[degrees]C, estimated by an increase in optical density at 600 nm, was 70-80 min compared with 35-40 min for the rod-shaped parental cells.
The rod-shaped bacteria push water in front and behind as they swim.
Billions of rod-shaped viruses attach to the substrate, forming a "bristly layer" of nanostructures.
Infections may include yeast, cocci type bacteria or rod-shaped bacteria.
The resulting effective focal volume is rod-shaped.
The parasitic rod-shaped germ that causes leprosy can be killed by multi-drug therapy, or MDT, which is a cocktail of three antibiotics.
Enterobacter is a genus of common Gram-negative facultatively-anaerobic rod-shaped bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae.
com)-- RodBots are rod-shaped, magnetically responsive microrobots (typically 50 by 50 by 300 microns) that roll on a supporting surface and induce fluid flow in the surrounding solution.
TEM showed the presence of numerous spherical and/or rod-shaped bacteria (Fig.
Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by rod-shaped bacillus Mycobacterium leprae and transmitted by droplets from nose and mouth over the long-term and close and frequent contacts with untreated cases.
This study reports for the first time the isolation of a rod-shaped, gram-positive bacterium from the disease-spreading leafhopper Draeculacephala minerva.
Active Minerals describes Acti-Gel 208 as a hydrous magnesium aluminum-silicate milled from a process netting pure, uniformly sized, rod-shaped particles--meeting ASTM C494 Type S requirements.
Aeromonads are Gram-negative, rod-shaped, facultative anaerobic water-borne bacteria.