Medical Dictionary

Spirillaceae

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noun plural Spi·ril·la·ce·ae \ˌspī-rə-ˈlā-sē-ˌē\

Medical Definition of Spirillaceae

  1. in former classifications :  a family of phylogenetically heterogeneous bacteria including Spirillum, Campylobacter, Bdellovibrio, and associated genera, and comprising rigid more or less spirally curved elongate forms


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