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myxococcus

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noun myxo·coc·cus \-ˈkäk-əs\

Medical Definition of myxococcus

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of myxobacteria in which the rod-shaped vegetative cells are transformed into ovoid to spherical spores

  2. 2plural myxococci \-ˈkäk-ˌ(s)ī\play play :  any myxobacterium of the genus Myxococcus


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