Origin of spirillum
OTHER WORDS FROM spirillumspi·ril·lar, adjective
How to use spirillum in a sentence
The same takes place with the spirilla of recurrent typhus and the microbe of erysipelas.
Each spirilla is animated by the life-force of a plane, and four are at present normally active, one for each round.Occult Chemistry|Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater
Thus we recognise those that are globular—cocci; those that resemble a rod—bacilli; the spiral or wavy forms—spirilla.
Spirilla are long, slender, thread-like cells, more or less spiral or wavy.
Often these filaments are not straight, but spirally twisted, and are called "spirilla."More Science From an Easy Chair|Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester