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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 and aggregation. The basic forms are spheres (coccus) and ...

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Coccus definition, Bacteriology. a spherical bacterium. See more.

www.britannica.com/science/coccus-bacterial-shape

May 2, 2017 ... Coccus, plural Cocci, in microbiology, a spherical-shaped bacterium. Many species of bacteria have characteristic arrangements that are useful ...

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/coccus

a spherical bacterium, usually slightly less than 1 μ in diameter, belonging to the Micrococcaceae family. It is one of the three basic forms of bacteria, the other ...

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Apr 24, 2017 ... The coccus bacteria (or "cocci") have a spherical or oval shape, sometimes slightly flattened when they are adjacent to one another. There are ...

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Define coccus: a spherical bacterium — coccus in a sentence.

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Coccus: A bacterial cell that has the shape of a sphere. Coccus is part of the name of a number of bacteria, such as enterococcus, meningococcus, ...

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noun. pl. coc′ci·. a bacterium of a spherical shape; any of the carpels, containing one seed, into which compound fruits split when ripe. Origin of coccus.