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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria.

Usage examples (30)
  • I'm a coccus, which is a round bacteria, or sometimes two stuck together.
  • This rough estimate applies to the globular and the egg-shaped bacteria, to which is given the name "coccus" (plural, cocci).
  • I'm a Gram positive coccus and a B haemolytic strep.
  • I'm a Gram Positive coccus and a B heamolytic strep. for more
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