1. formed like a bacillus
  2. resembling a rod
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How To Use rod-shaped In A Sentence

  • We are all familiar with rod-shaped magnets: they are described as 'dipolar', with a north pole and a south pole, and the tendency to attract each other's opposite poles and repel similar poles. - latest science and technology news stories
  • In this depiction of the rod-shaped E. coli, two flagella trail from one end while hairlike pili surround a capsule full of tangled nucleoids.
  • The majority of tumor cells displayed large, eosinophilic, rod-shaped crystalloid structures within their cytoplasm, easily visible on hematoxylin-eosin stain by light microscopy.
  • They separately synthesized rod-shaped nanometre scale crystal of two semi-conductors: cadmium selenide and cadmium telluride.
  • This indicates a reduction in polarity of the tryptophan environment in presence of NaCl, i.e, in rod-shaped micelles.
  • One is a microscopic rod-shaped bacterium called bacillus anthracis, easy to grow in the lab but fragile and easily killed in the open.
  • These mutants lacked normal conidiophores and phialides and formed rod-shaped, catenated cells directly from hyphae.
  • One such antibiotic came from a rod-shaped microbe called Actinomyces. The Emperor of All Maladies
  • In shape bacteria are round, or rod-shaped, or spiral; the round forms are called micrococci, the rod-shaped bacilli and the spiral forms are called spirilli. Disease and Its Causes
  • Here we see a sheath, and on the inside can see a chain of cells, rod-shaped cells, that make up the trichome of a cyanobacterium. First Contact
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