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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccus

A coccus (plural cocci) is any bacterium that has a spherical, ovoid, or generally round shape. It is one of the three distinct bacterial shapes, the other two being ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacterial_cellular_morphologies

Bacteria are classified by direct examination with the light microscope through its morphology ... is a type of rod-shaped bacteria. The word coccobacillus reflects an intermediate shape between coccus (spherical) and bacillus (elongated).

www.quora.com/What-are-the-various-shapes-of-bacteria

The three most common bacterial cell shapes are cocci (spherical, from the Greek word for seed/berry), bacilli (rod-shaped, from the Greek word for staff), and ...

www.brighthub.com/science/medical/articles/114460.aspx

Apr 18, 2011 ... There are millions of bacteria on the tip of a pin and we can't even see them. Of the many bacteria that we live with, there are 3 common shapes ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1594593

Three broad considerations suggest that bacterial shapes are not accidental but are ..... However, because “spherical cells have the worst possible shape for ...

faculty.ccbcmd.edu/courses/bio141/lecguide/unit1/shape/shape.html

There are three basic shapes of bacteria: coccus, bacillus, and spiral. ... long, and Thiomargarita namibiensis, a spherical bacterium between 100 and 750 µm in ...

examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-of-bacteria.html

Five types of bacteria are: Coccus, Bacillus, Spirillum, Rickettsia, and Mycoplasma. ... Here are examples of bacteria that are spherical shaped (Coccus ):.

blogs.scientificamerican.com/lab-rat/swirling-and-whirling-the-movement-of-spherical-bacteria

Jan 19, 2014 ... Spherical cells had always been assumed to be relatively sessile, due to their non-streamlined shape, however recent research on the bacteria ...

blogs.scientificamerican.com/lab-rat/helical-bacteria-the-benefits-of-being-twisted

Jun 9, 2012 ... Not a huge range of shapes admittedly, but the main shapes are spherical, rod- shaped, or spiral. Spherical bacteria make sense as a sphere is ...

madefrom.com/science/biology/health/rod-sphere-spiral-3-main-shapes-bacteria

Mar 11, 2015 ... Bacterial meningitis is also caused by a spherical bacteria. You have probably heard of MRSA which is a resistant strain of bacteria — this is ...