Spirochaete Obermeyeri
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]

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  • Spirochaete — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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