Medical Dictionary

Spirochaetaceae

play
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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Spirochaetaceae? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a person who is a bore or nuisance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!