coccobacilliform

adjective
coc·​co·​bacilliform | \ "+ \

Definition of coccobacilliform

: resembling a coccobacillus used especially of certain small bacillary organisms recovered chiefly from respiratory infections of poultry and regarded as related to the pleuropneumonia group

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History and Etymology for coccobacilliform

New Latin coccobacillus + English -iform

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“Coccobacilliform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coccobacilliform. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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