spirochaete

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spirochaete parasitic or free-living bacteria; many pathogenic to humans and other animals
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Usage

In literature:

Noguchi and Moore have discovered the spirochaete in the brain in a number of cases of general paralysis of the insane.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The spirochaetes if present are black and show up against the pale yellow color of the background.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
Other spirochaete diseases of animals.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
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In science:

According to the AUC value, this algorithm outperforms the CN index for the terrorist association network and the grassland species food web , while loses for the metabolic network of the spirochaete Treponema Pal lidum .
Link Prediction in Complex Networks: A Survey
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