coccobacteria definition

  • noun:
    • Plural as a type of coccobacterium.
  • others:
    • a team of germs, containing globular forms, such as those associated with the genus Micrococcus, together with rod-like kinds, as those of the genera Bacterium and Bacillus, under a single species, Coccobacteria septica, as an assumption which they constitute really one system, which takes on the form either of globular cells or of rods, these either reproducing identical forms or moving into one another, with accompanying variations in proportions plus combo.
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