asterococcus

noun \"\

Definition of asterococcus

plural

asterococci

\-äˌkī, -äkē, -äkˌsī, -äksē\
  1. 1 :  an organism of the genus Mycoplasma

  2. 2 :  a disk-shaped developmental form of an asterococcus

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Origin and Etymology of asterococcus

New Latin, from aster- + -coccus


Asterococcus

As·tero·coc·cus \ˌastərōˈkäkəs\

Definition of Asterococcus

  1. taxonomic synonym of mycoplasma

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Origin and Etymology of asterococcus

New Latin, from aster- + -coccus


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