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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 ...

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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: In microbiology, a spherical-shaped bacterium. Many species of bacteria have characteristic arrangements that are useful in identification. Pairs of cocci ...

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

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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 ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coccus

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

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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Medical Definition of Coccus. 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 , ...

www.thefreedictionary.com/coccus

n. pl. coc·ci (kŏk′sī, kŏk′ī). A bacterium having a spherical or spheroidal shape. [New Latin, from Greek kokkos, grain, seed.] coc′cal (kŏk′əl) adj. American ...