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One entry found for E. coli.
Main Entry: E. coli
Pronunciation: secondarystressemacron-primarystresskomacr-secondarystresslimacr
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural E coli
Etymology: short for Escherichia coli, the taxonomic name in biology
: a bacterium in the shape of a short rod that sometimes causes an intestinal illness

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