One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Containing few bacilli; specifically designating mycobacterial infections, especially types of leprosy, in which few or no bacilli can be demonstrated in lesions or secretions; of, relating to, or suffering from such an infection.
1930s; earliest use found in The Lancet. After French paucibacillaire.
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