betacoccus

noun be·ta·coc·cus \ˈbē-tə-ˌkä-kəs\

Definition of betacoccus

plural

betacocci

\ˈbē-tə-ˌkä-ˌkī, -kē, -ˌkäk-ˌsī, -sē\
  1. :  a heterofermentative streptococcus

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Origin and Etymology of betacoccus

New Latin, from Latin beta beet + New Latin coccus


Betacoccus

Be·ta·coc·cus \ˈbē-tə-ˌkä-kəs\

Definition of Betacoccus

  1. taxonomic synonym of leuconostoc

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Origin and Etymology of betacoccus

New Latin, from Latin beta beet + New Latin coccus


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