Spirillaceae


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Noun1.Spirillaceae - rigid spirally curved elongate bacteria
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
order Pseudomonadales, Pseudomonadales - 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
genus Spirillum - a genus of bacteria
genus Vibrio - a genus of bacteria
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Methanogens have huge morphological diversity: cocci (Methanococcus), Spirillaceae (Methanospirillum), Sarcina (Methanosarcina), rods (Methanobacterium), short rods (Methanobrevibacter), and filiforms (Methanothrix) [150].
Rat bite fever is an infectious bacterial disease caused by Streptobacillus moniliformis Levaditi, Nicolau, and Poincloux (Fusobacterales: Fusobacteriaceae) and Spirillum minus Carter (Spirochaetales: Spirillaceae) and transmitted mostly through bites and scratches from rats and mice.
We believe that the longest two-word biological name appearing anywhere in the dictionary is Desulfovibrio halohydrocarbonoclasticus, occurring in the definition of Desulfovibrio: A genus of curved mobile anaerobic bacteria rods (family Spirillaceae) that reduce sulfates to hydrogen sulfide and include at least one form (Desulfovibrio halohydrocarbonoclasticus) capable of increasing the flow of oil wells by raising the gas pressure and enlarging the flow channels in the rock