HyperDic: e]_coli

English > 1 sense of the expression E. coli:
NOUNanimalE. coli, Escherichia colia species of bacterium normally present in intestinal tract of humans and other animals
English > E. coli: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA species of bacterium normally present in intestinal tract of humans and other animals; sometimes pathogenic; can be a threat to food safety.
SynonymEscherichia coli
BroaderescherichiaA genus of enteric bacteria
CatalanE. coli, Escherichia coli, Escheríchia coli

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