noun, plural mi·cro·coc·ci [mahy-kruh-kok-sahy, -see] /ˌmaɪ krəˈkɒk saɪ, -si/. Bacteriology.
Words nearby micrococcus
OTHER WORDS FROM micrococcusmi·cro·coc·cal, mi·cro·coc·cic [mahy-kruh-kok-sik] /ˌmaɪ krəˈkɒk sɪk/, adjective
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The nitrifying organism has been submitted as yet to but little microscopical study; it is apparently a micrococcus.
This germ is closely related to Conn's micrococcus of bitter milk.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition|H. L. Russell
Either kill the micrococcus or heal the wound, and you are free from both.A Journey in Other Worlds|John Jacob Astor
Cocci exhibit this movement, but with the exception of the Micrococcus agilis, the cocci are non-motile.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
The cause of this luminosity is Micrococcus phosphorens, an immotile round, or almost round organism.