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Coccus

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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 ...

What are the various shapes of bacteria? - Quora

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Oct 28, 2011 ... The three most common bacterial cell shapes are cocci (spherical, from the Greek word for seed/berry), bacilli (rod-shaped, from the Greek ...

Examples of Bacteria

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

The Size, Shape, And Arrangement Of Bacterial Cells

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The three basic bacterial shapes are coccus (spherical), bacillus (rod-shaped), and spiral (twisted), however pleomorphic bacteria can assume several shapes.

Different Size, Shape and Arrangement of Bacterial Cells

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May 12, 2015 ... The three basic bacterial shapes are coccus (spherical), bacillus (rod-shaped), and spiral (twisted), however pleomorphic bacteria can assume ...

Helical bacteria: the benefits of being twisted - Scientific American ...

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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 ...

Some Basic Facts About Cocci Bacteria (Spherical Shaped Bacteria)

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Feb 5, 2013 ... Bacteria comes in three general shapes: spherical, rod-shaped and spiral. This article will focus on the spherical (sometimes oval) shaped ...

Swirling and whirling: the movement of spherical bacteria - Scientific ...

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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 ...

What are the various shapes of bacteria? |

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Oct 28, 2011 ... The three most common bacterial cell shapes are cocci (spherical, from the Greek word for seed/berry), bacilli (rod-shaped, from the Greek ...

coccus | bacterial shape | Britannica.com

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Coccus, plural Cocci, in microbiology, a spherical-shaped bacterium. Many species of bacteria have characteristic arrangements that are useful in identification.

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Bacterial Shapes and Arrangements Coccus (plural, cocci): Cells ...

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Coccus (plural, cocci): Cells that are spherical in shape. The picture shows cocci arranged singly. •. Streptococcus: A bacterium with spherical cells arranged in.

Sizes, Shapes, and Arrangements of Bacteria - CCBC Faculty Web

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

The Selective Value of Bacterial Shape

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