[ UK /vˈa‍ɪbɹɪˌə‍ʊ/ ]
  1. curved rodlike motile bacterium
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How To Use vibrio In A Sentence

  • The immature light organs of a young squid develop a field of ciliated cells, which help draw Vibrio in from ocean water, as well as a series of deep pockets, or crypts, in which these bacteria will live.
  • It normally lives in warm seawater and is part of a group of vibrios that are called ‘halophilic’ because they require salt.
  • It occurred to us that the septic vibrio might be an obligatory anaerobe and that the sterility of our inoculated culture fluids might be due to the destruction of the septic vibrio by the atmospheric oxygen dissolved in the fluids. The Harvard Classics Volume 38 Scientific Papers (Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, Geology)
  • Species that use molecular H 2 as an electron donor in the gut belong to the genera Desulfovibrio and Desulfobulbus.
  • If humanity be but a _vibrion_, a conglomeration of gases, a mere mould holding chemicals, a mere bundle of phosphorus and carbon, how can it contain the elements of worship? what matter when or how each bubble of it bursts? Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida Selected from the Works of Ouida
  • vibrionic dysentery
  • A living, organized ferment, of the vibrionic type, filiform, with tortuous motions, and often of immense length, forms spontaneously by the development of some germs derived in some way from the inevitable particles of dust floating in the air or resting on the surface of the vessels or material which we employ. The Harvard Classics Volume 38 Scientific Papers (Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, Geology)
  • Perhaps the best-known Vibrio infection is cholera, which sickens many people in underdeveloped countries through contaminated food and water.
  • —The pyogenic vibrio, found in the uterus, or which was perhaps already in the body of the mother, since she suffered from chills before confinement, produced metastatic abscesses in the liver and, carried to the blood of the child, there induced one of the forms of infection called purulent, which caused its death. On the Extension of the Germ Theory to the Etiology of Certain Common Diseases
  • Dr. THIERAN: The cholera is a water-borne disease that is caused by a bacteria called Vibrio cholerae and that has a specific serotype that is labeled 01. Deadly Cholera Outbreak Sickens Thousands In Haiti
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