clostridium

clostridium [kläs trid′ē əm]
n.
pl. clostridia [kläs trid′ēə] [ModL < Gr klōstēr, a spindle (see CLOTHO) + ModL -idium, dim. suffix < Gr -idion: so named from its shape]
any of a large genus (Clostridium) of spore-forming, anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria, many of which produce toxins, including those causing tetanus and botulism
clostridial
adj.

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