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peptococcus


peptococcus

noun pep·to·coc·cus \ˌpep-tə-ˈkäk-əs\

Definition of PEPTOCOCCUS

1
capitalized :  a genus of anaerobic gram-positive coccal bacteria that do not form spores and are now considered to comprise a single species (P. niger)
2
plural pep·to·coc·ci \-ˈkäk-ˌ(s)ī\ :  any bacterium of the genus Peptococcus
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