coc·​coid ˈkä-ˌkȯid How to pronounce coccoid (audio)
: of, relating to, or resembling a coccus : globular sense 1a(1)
coccoid noun

Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coccoid was in 1893

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“Coccoid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

Medical Definition


coc·​coid ˈkäk-ˌȯid How to pronounce coccoid (audio)
: of, related to, or resembling a coccus
coccoid noun
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