cocci

noun coc·ci \ ˈkäk-sē \
|Updated on: 23 Jul 2018

Definition of cocci

: 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

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First Known Use of cocci

1958

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cocci

noun coc·ci \ ˈkäk-sē \

medical Definition of cocci

: 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 ThorntonNational Geographic AdventureMay 2004

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cocci

coc·ci \ ˈkäk-ˌ(s)ī also -(ˌ)(s)ē \

medical Definition of cocci


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