genus Spirochaeta


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Noun1.genus Spirochaeta - the type genus of the family Spirochaetaceae; a bacterium that is flexible, undulating, and chiefly aquatic
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
family Spirochaetaceae, Spirochaetaceae - large coarsely spiral bacteria; free-living in fresh or salt water or commensal in bodies of oysters
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Bacteria of the genus Spirochaeta were found in three of the four investigated bivalves: C.
Free-living saccharolytic spirochetes: the genus Spirochaeta.