HyperDic: spirillum

English > 2 senses of the word spirillum:
NOUNanimalspirillumspirally twisted elongate rodlike bacteria usually living in stagnant water
animalspirillum, spirillaany flagellated aerobic bacteria having a spirally twisted rodlike form / form
English > spirillum: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningspirally twisted elongate rodlike bacteria usually living in stagnant water.
Member ofgenus SpirillumA genus of bacteria
Narrowerratbite fever bacterium, Spirillum minusA bacterium causing ratbite fever
Broadereubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteriaA large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls
English > spirillum: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny flagellated aerobic bacteria having a spirally twisted rodlike form / form.
Synonymspirilla
Broadereubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteriaA large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls
Spanishespirilo

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