Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of SPIROCHETE

Pronunciation:  'spIru`keet

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  parasitic or free-living bacteria; many pathogenic to humans and other animals
 

SPIROCHETE is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: spirochaete
 
 See Also: borrelia, Borrelia burgdorferi, eubacteria, eubacterium, leptospira, Lime disease spirochete, order Spirochaetales, Spirochaetales, treponema, true bacteria

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A gram-negative bacterium characterized by the flexibly spiral shape and the possession of axial filaments.
 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY