But a resting state of the comma bacilli has never been met with -- a very exceptional thing in the case of bacilli, and another reason why the organism must be regarded rather as a spirillum than a bacillus, for the spirilla require only a fluid medium, and do not, like the anthrax bacilli, thrive in a dry state. From Wordnik.com. [Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884] Reference
As early as 1873, spirilla were demonstrated in relapsing fever. From Wordnik.com. [The Evolution of Modern Medicine A Series of Lectures Delivered at Yale University on the Silliman Foundation in April, 1913] Reference
Slide 41: Cell shape Can be spherical (coccus), rods (bacillus), Or helices (spirilla). From Wordnik.com. [Recently Uploaded Slideshows] Reference
The photographs included cells containing anthrax, typhoid and tubercle bacilli, the spirilla of relapsing fever, specimens from cases of anthrax. From Wordnik.com. [Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why What Medical Writers Say] Reference
These "discoveries" have ranged the whole realm of unicellular life, -- bacilli, bacteria, spirilla, yeasts, moulds, protozoa, -- yet the overwhelming judgment of broad-minded and reputable experts the world over is the Scotch verdict of "not proven"; and we are more and more coming to turn our attention to the other aspect of the problem, the factors which cause or condition this isolation and assumption of autonomy on the part of the cells. From Wordnik.com. [Preventable Diseases] Reference
"The spirilla, as scientists now know, belong to the same family as those which cause what we call, euphemistically, the 'black plague.'. From Wordnik.com. [The Poisoned Pen] Reference
Submitted by spirilla (not verified) on Mon, 2009-04-27 20: 15. From Wordnik.com. [D*I*Y Planner - Comments] Reference
These known are as spirilla (singular spirillus). From Wordnik.com. [Medlogs - Recent stories] Reference
"spirilla.". From Wordnik.com. [More Science From an Easy Chair] Reference
A, cocci; B, bacilli; C, spirilla. From Wordnik.com. [School and Home Cooking] Reference
"The spirilla fever has affected your brains. From Wordnik.com. [The Poisoned Pen] Reference
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