noun, plural spi·ril·la [spahy-ril-uh]. /spaɪˈrɪl ə/. Bacteriology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM spirillumspi·ril·lar, adjective
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In Spirorbis Pagenstecheri they develop inside the opercular tentacle, and in Spirorbis spirillum inside the tube of the parent.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
By far the most important of these is the spirillum or spirochete of Obermeier, which has been already carefully described.
The spirillum of relapsing fever can be identified by the method for the malarial parasite in fresh blood.
The spirillum is a very slender, wavy thread, about 30 to 40 long.
Spirillum, spī-ril′um, n. a genus of bacteria with cylindrical spirally twisted cells:—pl.