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Spirillum

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Noun

1. spirillum

spirally twisted elongate rodlike bacteria usually living in stagnant water

2. spirilla, spirillum

any flagellated aerobic bacteria having a spirally twisted rodlike form

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Spirillum

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noun plural -la (-lə)
1. 
any bacterium having a curved or spirally twisted rodlike body
Compare coccus (sense 1), bacillus (sense 1)
2. 
any bacterium of the genus Spirillum, such as S. minus, which causes ratbite fever

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Spirillum

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nounWord forms: plural spiˈrilla (spaɪˈrɪlə ; spīrilˈə)
1. 
any of a genus (Spirillum) of bacteria having the form of a spiral thread and characterized by flagella
2. 
any of various similar microorganisms

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Spirillum

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n. pl. spi·ril·la (-rĭlə)
1. Any of several aerobic bacteria of the genus Spirillum, having an elongated spiral form and bearing tufts of flagellae.
2. Any of various other spiral-shaped bacteria, especially one formerly classified in this genus.

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