asterococcus

noun
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plural asterococci\ -​äˌkī , -​äkē , -​äkˌsī , -​äksē \

Definition of asterococcus

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : an organism of the genus Mycoplasma
2 : a disk-shaped developmental form of an asterococcus

Asterococcus

As·​tero·​coc·​cus | \ ˌastərōˈkäkəs\

Definition of Asterococcus (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of mycoplasma

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History and Etymology for asterococcus

Noun

New Latin, from aster- + -coccus

New Latin, from aster- + -coccus

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