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Spirillaceae

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

medical Definition of Spirillaceae

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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