spirillum

A fairly rigid helically twisted bacterial cell often, but not necessarily, a member of the genus Spirillum .

spirillum

[n] - spirally twisted elongate rodlike bacteria usually living in stagnant water 2. [n] - any flagellated aerobic bacteria having a spirally twisted rodlike form
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Spirillum

Spi·ril'lum noun [ New Latin , dim. of Latin spira a coil.] (Biol.) A genus of common motile microörganisms ( Spirobacteria ) having the form of spiral- shaped filaments. One species is said to be the cause of relapsing fever.
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spirillum

A fairly rigid helically twisted bacterial cell often, but not necessarily, a member of the genus Spirillum. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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spirillum

noun any flagellated aerobic bacteria having a spirally twisted rodlike form
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Spirillum

(spi-ril´әm) a genus of gram-negative, spiral or curved bacteria, including one species, S. mi´nus, that is pathogenic for guinea pigs, rats, mice, and monkeys and is the cause of rat-bite fever in humans.
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spirillum

(spi-ril´әm) a spiral-shaped bacterium. a member of the genus Spirillum.
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Spirillum

• (n.) A genus of common motile microorganisms (Spirobacteria) having the form of spiral-shaped filaments. One species is said to be the cause of relapsing fever.
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spirillum

(from the article `bacteria`) Individual bacteria can assume one of three basic shapes: spherical (coccus), rodlike (bacillus), or curved (vibrio, spirillum, or spirochete). ...
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Spirillum

genus of spiral-shaped bacteria of the family Spirillaceae, aquatic except for one species (S. minus) that causes a type of rat-bite fever in man. ...
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spirillum

spirillum (s), spirilla (pl) 1. A fairly rigid helically twisted bacterial cell often, but not necessarily, a member of the genus Spirillum. 2. A thread-like wavy or coiled bacterium. 3. Any flagellated aerobic bacteria having a spirally twisted rodlike form.
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spirillum

Spirillum. Image: Dyersburg State Community College A type of bacterium that is shaped like a bent rod or a corkscrew. There are two types of spirilla – short rods that are slightly bent and rigid spirals. Spirilla are solitary bacteria, rarely found in chains or clusters.
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Spirillum

Type: Term Pronunciation: spī-ril′ŭm Definitions: 1. A genus of large (1.4-1.7 mcm in diameter), rigid, helical, gram-negative bacteria (family Spirillaceae) that are motile by means of bipolar fascicles of flagella. These freshwater organisms are obligately microaerophilic and chemoorganotrophic, possessing a strictly respiratory m...
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spirillum

Type: Term Pronunciation: spī-ril′ŭm, -ă Definitions: 1. A member of the genus Spirillum.
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Spirillum

==Taxonomic== Spirillum is the bacteria of a genus of Gram-negative bacteria (family Spirillaceae). There are two species, Spirillum volutans and Spirillum winogradskyi. The taxonomic position of Spirillum minus and Spirillum pulli is uncertain. Spirillum minus is associated with rat-bite fever, and Borrelia burgdorferi with Lyme disease. ==Appear...
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