Bacillus cereus

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Bacillus cereus

[bə‚sil·əs ′sir·ē·əs]
(microbiology)
A spore-forming bacterium that often survives cooking and grows to large numbers in improperly refrigerated foods; it produces both a diarrheal toxin and an emetic toxin in the gastrointestinal tract following its ingestion via contaminated meats, dried foods, and rice.
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