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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria.

Usage examples (27)
  • Note such as show the presence of chains of cocci.
  • I'm a Gram Positive cocci like my cousin S. aureus.
  • The nature of the bacteria present -- e. g., cocci, bacilli, etc.
  • The bacteria most interesting to the surgeon belong to the cocci and the bacilli. for more
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