family Spirillaceae

family Spirillaceae
noun
rigid spirally curved elongate bacteria
Syn: ↑Spirillaceae
Hypernyms: ↑bacteria family
Member Holonyms: ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales
Member Meronyms: ↑genus Spirillum, ↑genus Vibrio

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  • Pseudomonadales — noun one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram negative spiral or spherical or rod shaped bacteria usually motile by polar flagella; some contain photosynthetic pigments • Syn: ↑order Pseudomonadales • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • …   Useful english dictionary

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