vibriones


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vibrio \Vib"ri*o\, prop. n.; pl. E. Vibrios, L. Vibriones.
   [NL., fr. L. vibrare to vibrate, to move by undulations.]
   (Biol.)
   A genus of motile bacteria characterized by short, slightly
   sinuous filaments and an undulatory motion; also, an
   individual of this genus.
   [1913 Webster]
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