clostridium perfringens

Definitions of clostridium perfringens
  1. noun
    anaerobic Gram-positive rod bacterium that produces epsilon toxin; can be used as a bioweapon
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    type of:
    eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria
    a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
    bioarm, biological weapon, bioweapon
    any weapon usable in biological warfare
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