Spirochaeta
Spirochaeta Spi`ro*ch[ae]"ta, Spirochaete Spi`ro*ch[ae]"te, n. [L. spira a coil + Gr. ??? hair.] (Biol.) A genus of Spirobacteria similar to Spirillum, but distinguished by its motility. One species, the {Spiroch[ae]te Obermeyeri}, is supposed to be the cause of relapsing fever. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Spirochaeta — Systematik Domäne: Bakterien (Bacteria) Abteilung: Spirochaetes Klasse: Spirochaetes Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spirochaeta — См. Спирохеты (Источник: «Словарь терминов микробиологии») …   Словарь микробиологии

  • Spirochaeta — Ehrenb., Gattung der Bakterien (s. d.), lange Schraubenfäden mit meist ziemlich engen Schraubenwindungen, führen schlangenartige Windungen aus und drehen sich auch um ihre Längsachse. Geißeln fehlen, auch Endosporenbildung ist nicht beobachtet. S …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Spirochaeta — noun the type genus of the family Spirochaetaceae; a bacterium that is flexible, undulating, and chiefly aquatic • Syn: ↑genus Spirochaeta • Hypernyms: ↑bacteria genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Spirochaetaceae, ↑family Spirochaetaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spirochaeta — A genus of motile bacteria (order Spirochaetales) containing presumably Gram negative, flexible, undulating, spiral shaped rods that may or may not possess flagelliform, tapering ends. The protoplast is spirally wound around an axial filament. No …   Medical dictionary

  • spirochaeta — spi·ro·chae·ta …   English syllables

  • Spirochaeta coccoides — Systematik Abteilung: Spirochaetes Klasse: Negibacteria (umstritten) oder Spirochaetes (Klasse) Ordnung: Spirochäten (Spirochaetales) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spirochaeta pallida — microorganismo flexible, espiral y móvil responsable de la sífilis humana. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • Spirochaeta americana — Taxobox color = lightgrey name = Spirochaeta americana status = image width = 250px domain = Bacteria phylum = Spirochetes classis = Spirochetes ordo = Spirochaetales familia = Spirochaeta genus = Spirochaeta species = S. americana binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • genus Spirochaeta — noun the type genus of the family Spirochaetaceae; a bacterium that is flexible, undulating, and chiefly aquatic • Syn: ↑Spirochaeta • Hypernyms: ↑bacteria genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Spirochaetaceae, ↑family Spirochaetaceae …   Useful english dictionary

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