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coccus

noun coc·cus \ˈkä-kəs\
plural coc·ci \ˈkä-ˌkī, -ˌkē; ˈkäk-ˌsī, -ˌsē\

Definition of COCCUS

:  a spherical bacterium
coc·cal \ˈkä-kəl\ adjective
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Origin of COCCUS

New Latin, from Greek kokkos
First Known Use: 1888
COCCI Defined for Kids

coccus

noun coc·cus \ˈkä-kəs\
plural coc·ci \ˈkä-ˌkī, -ˌkē; ˈkäk-ˌsī, -ˌsē\

Definition of COCCUS for Kids

:  a bacterium shaped like a ball
Medical Dictionary

coccus

noun coc·cus \ˈkäk-əs\
plural coc·ci \ˈkäk-ˌ(s)ī also -(ˌ)(s)ē\

Medical Definition of COCCUS

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:  a spherical bacterium
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