pillotina

pillotina

[‚pil·ə′tē·nə]
(microbiology)
A large spirochete that contains microtubules and lives symbiotically in the hind gut of termites.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Large symbiotic spirochetes: Cleve-landina, Cristispira, Diplocalyx, Hollandina and Pillotina. In: Triiper, H.
Large symbiotic spirochetes: Clevelandina, Cristispira, Diplocalyx, Hollandina and Pillotina. In: M.