Definition of

E. Coli

  1. (noun, animal) a species of bacterium normally present in intestinal tract of humans and other animals; sometimes pathogenic; can be a threat to food safety

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Synonyms of E. Coli

escherichia coli

Alternate forms of E. Coli

Hypernyms: escherichia

Origin of the word E. Coli

  1. "bacteria inhabiting the gut of man and animals," short for Escherichia coli, from Ger. physician Theodor Escherich (1857-1911) + L. gen. of colon "colon." more

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Words that sound like E. Coli

eagle, easel, easily, easy lay, echolalia, egg cell, eggshell, equal, equally, excel, exhale, exile, ezechiel, ezekiel

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