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Spirochaetales

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noun plural Spi·ro·chae·ta·les \ ˌspī-rə-kē-ˈtā-(ˌ)lēz \

medical Definition of Spirochaetales

:an order of higher bacteria comprising slender elongated flexuous spiral forms in which the body makes up at least one complete turn of the spiral

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