-coccus


a combining form representing coccus in compound words: streptococcus.

Nearby words

  1. -cle,
  2. -cleisis,
  3. -cline,
  4. -clisis,
  5. -coccal,
  6. -coel,
  7. -coele,
  8. -colous,
  9. -core,
  10. -corn

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Medicine definitions for -coccus

-coccus

suff.

A microorganism of spherical or spheroidal shape:streptococcus.

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