spiroplasma

[ spahy-ruh-plaz-muh ]
/ ˈspaɪ rəˌplæz mə /

noun

any of numerous bacteria of the genus Spiroplasma that have no cell walls or flagella and are parasitic in plants and arthropods.

Nearby words

  1. spirogyra,
  2. spiroid,
  3. spirometer,
  4. spirometric,
  5. spironolactone,
  6. spirt,
  7. spirula,
  8. spirulina,
  9. spiruroid,
  10. spiruroidea

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