cocci

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noun coc·ci \ˈkäk-sē\

Definition of cocci

  1. :  coccidioidomycosis Though most of us have never heard of it, cases of cocci … are skyrocketing everywhere from Phoenix to California's San Joaquin Valley … — Jim Thornton

1958

First Known Use of cocci

1958


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cocci

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noun coc·ci \ˈkäk-sē\

Medical Definition of cocci

  1. :  coccidioidomycosis Though most of us have never heard of it, cases of cocci … are skyrocketing everywhere from Phoenix to California's San Joaquin Valley …—Jim Thornton, National Geographic Adventure, May 2004


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cocci

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coc·ci \ˈkäk-ˌ(s)ī also -(ˌ)(s)ē\

Medical Definition of cocci

plural of coccus

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