Coccobacterium

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Coccobacterium (Biol) One of the round variety of bacteria, a vegetable organism, generally less than a thousandth of a millimeter in diameter.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. a grain + NL. bacterium,. So called from its round shape