Vibrio Vib"ri*o, n.; pl. E. {Vibrios}, L. {Vibriones}. [NL., fr. L. vibrare to vibrate, to move by undulations.] (Biol.) A genus of motile bacteria characterized by short, slightly sinuous filaments and an undulatory motion; also, an individual of this genus. [1913 Webster]

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