coccobacillus

noun
coc·co·ba·cil·lus | \-bə-ˈsil-əs \
plural coccobacilli\-ˌī also \

Medical Definition of coccobacillus 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a very short bacillus especially of the genus Pasteurella

Coccobacillus

noun

Medical Definition of Coccobacillus (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of pasteurella

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