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coccobacillus

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noun coc·co·ba·cil·lus \-bə-ˈsil-əs\

Medical Definition of coccobacillus

plural coccobacilli \-ˌī also -ē\play

  1. :  a very short bacillus especially of the genus Pasteurella




Coccobacillus

noun coc·co·ba·cil·lus

Medical Definition of Coccobacillus

taxonomic synonym of pasteurella


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