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Plectridium

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plectridium

A bacterial rod-shaped cell that contains a spore at one end, imparting a drumstick shape to the cell, such as the spore-containing cells in the organism causing tetanus, clostridium tetani.

Origin: Mod. L. Dim. Of G. Plektron, an instrument to strike with