[ mī′krō-kŏ-kā′sē-ē ]
Save This Word!
A family of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic bacteria containing gram-positive spherical cells that occur singly or in pairs, tetrads, irregular masses, or chains, and that include free-living, saprophytic, parasitic, and pathogenic species.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby Micrococcaceae
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.