Definition of Spirilla

1. Noun. Any flagellated aerobic bacteria having a spirally twisted rodlike form.

Exact synonyms: Spirillum
Generic synonyms: Eubacteria, Eubacterium, True Bacteria



Definition of Spirilla

1. spirillum [n] - See also: spirillum

Medical Definition of Spirilla

1. Plural of spirillum. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirilla

spirem
spireme
spiremes
spirems
spirene
spirenes
spires
spiric
spiricle
spiricles
spirics
spirier
spiriest
spirifer
spirifers
spirilla (current term)
spirillar
spirillar dysentery
spirillicidal
spirillosis
spirillum
spirillum fever
spirillums
spiring
spirit
spirit away
spirit bear
spirit duplicator
spirit gum
spirit lamp

Literary usage of Spirilla

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1897)
"It will be remembered that in the studies of Dunbar upon the spirilla of the Elbe at Hamburg it was found that with the advent of autumn and winter—ie, ..."

2. Methods of Practical Hygiene by Karl Bernhard Lehmann (1893)
"Arens discovered in my laboratory a method of detecting a few cholera spirilla in water. To 175 cc. of the suspected water he adds 25 cc. of ..."

3. General pathology, or, The science of the causes, nature and course of the by Ernst Ziegler (1899)
"The spirilla and the Morbid Processes Caused by Them. (a) General Remarks upon the spirilla. two genera, one of them called Spirillum, ..."

4. General Pathology by Ernst Ziegler (1908)
"When gaining entrance to the intestinal tract of The spirilla are always present in great numbers in the intestinal contents, and are found in the ..."

5. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1909)
"STUDY AND IDENTIFICATION OF BACTERIA. spirilla. KEY AND NOTES. ... There is also a large group of phosphorescent spirilla. ..."

6. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1909)
"spirilla. KEY AND NOTES. Key to recognition of gelatin-liquefying, motile and Gram negative ... There is also a large group of phosphorescent spirilla. ..."

7. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1916)
"spirilla. KEY AND NOTES KEY to recognition of gelatin liquefying, motile and Gram-negative ... There is also a large group of phosphorescent spirilla. ..."

8. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1916)
"spirilla. KEY AND NOTES KEY to recognition of gelatin liquefying, motile and Gram-negative ... There is also a large group of phosphorescent spirilla. ..."

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