Medical Dictionary


noun pl Spi·ro·chae·ta·les \ˌspī-rə-kē-ˈtā-(ˌ)lēz\

Medical Definition of SPIROCHAETALES

:  an order of higher bacteria comprising slender elongated flexuous spiral forms in which the body makes up at least one complete turn of the spiral


July 07, 2015
hoosegow Hear it
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears