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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