Medical Dictionary

Spirochaetaceae

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noun plural Spi·ro·chae·ta·ce·ae \ˌspī-rə-kē-ˈtā-sē-ˌē\

Medical Definition of Spirochaetaceae

  1. :  a family comprising large coarsely spiral bacteria of the order spirochaetales that are free-living in fresh or salt water or associated with animal or human hosts


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