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spiral

 [spi´ral]
1. winding like the thread of a screw; called also helical.
2. a winding structure; see also coil and helix.
Curschmann's s's coiled fibrils of mucin sometimes found in the sputum of patients with asthma. See also Laënnec's pearls.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hel·i·cine

(hel'i-sēn),
1. Coiled.
2. Synonym(s): helical (1)
[G. helix, a coil]
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helicine

adjective
(1) Helical. 
(2) Coiled.
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hel·i·cine

(hel'i-sēn)
1. Coiled.
2. Synonym(s): helical (1) .
[G. helix, a coil]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012