clostridium
noun (plural clostridia) Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Greek klōstēr spindle, from klōthein to spin Date: 1884 any of a genus (Clostridium) of spore-forming mostly anaerobic soil or intestinal bacteriacompare botulism, tetanusclostridial adjective

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