bacille Calmette-Guérin[bah-sēl′ kahl-met′ gā-rĭn[h]′]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. An attenuated strain of Mycobacterium bovis used in the preparation of BCG vaccine that is used for immunization against tuberculosis and in cancer chemotherapy.

Synonyms
Calmette-Guérin bacillus

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