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Search Results for: coccus

Coccus

Coccus (Science: microbiology) a bacterium with a rounded or spherical shape. Any spherical or nearly spherical... Read More

Streptococcus

Definition noun, plural: streptococci (1) A genus of bacteria characterized by being coccus, Gram-positive, and occurring in... Read More

Protococcus

Protococcus (Science: botany) A genus of minute unicellular algae including the red snow plant (protococcus... Read More

Staphylococcus aureus

Definition Noun A gram-positive spherical and facultative bacterium arranged in cluster involved as pathogens of several... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Lac

Lac a resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree, but to some extent on other trees, by the coccus lacca, a... Read More

Gram-positive cocci

Definition noun, singular: gram-positive coccus A group of spherical bacteria that retains the violet stain following gram... Read More

Coccidia

Coccidia (singular: coccidium) are sporozoans that live as parasites of the digestive tracts of certain animals. The... Read More