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micrococcus

mi·cro·coc·cus

micrococcus

 
pronunciation:
maI kro ka ks
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part of speech: noun
inflections: micrococci
definition: any of various rounded or oval-shaped bacteria that appear in irregular clusters and survive on dead or living organic matter.
derivations: micrococcal (adj.), micrococcic (adj.)
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