coccobacillus definition

  • noun:
    • A bacillus that's short and oval in shape.
    • any bacillus who has a short oval shape
    • a tremendously quick bacillus resembling a coccus, while the coccobacillus of swine-plague.
    • a bacterial cell intermediate in morphology between a coccus and a bacillus; a rather short bacillus

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