Definition of Spirifer

1. n. Any one of numerous species of fossil brachipods of the genus Spirifer, or Delthyris, and allied genera, in which the long calcareous supports of the arms form a large spiral, or helix, on each side.



Definition of Spirifer

1. Noun. (paleontology) Any of numerous species of fossil brachipods of the genus ''Spirifer'', or ''Delthyris'', and allied genera, in which the long calcareous supports of the arms form a large spiral, or helix, on each side. ¹

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Medical Definition of Spirifer

1. Any one of numerous species of fossil brachipods of the genus Spirifer, or Delthyris, and allied genera, in which the long calcareous supports of the arms form a large spiral, or helix, on each side. Origin: NL, fr. L. Spira a coil + ferreto bear. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirifer

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

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