Spirillum minus Spirillum mi·nus (mī’nəs)
A bacterium that causes a rat-bite fever.
noun 1. a tall, acutely pointed pyramidal roof or rooflike construction upon a tower, roof, etc. 2. a similar construction forming the upper part of a steeple. 3. a tapering, pointed part of something; a tall, sharp-pointed summit, peak, or the like: the distant spires of the mountains. 4. the highest point or summit of […]
noun 1. the principle of conscious life; the vital principle in humans, animating the body or mediating between body and soul. 2. the incorporeal part of humans: present in spirit though absent in body. 3. the soul regarded as separating from the body at death. 4. conscious, incorporeal being, as opposed to matter: the world […]
noun 1. an archaeological site in Thailand that has produced evidence of very early plant domestication in Southeast Asia, dated c7000 b.c.
noun, Navigation. 1. a wet compass filled with a mixture of alcohol and water.