OTHER WORDS FROM micrococcusmi·cro·coc·cal, mi·cro·coc·cic [mahy-kruh-kok-sik], /ˌmaɪ krəˈkɒk sɪk/, adjective
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The bacteria were chiefly staphylococci, rarely the pneumococcus or the micrococcus catarrhalis.The Treatment of Hay Fever|George Frederick Laidlaw
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
This germ is closely related to Conn's micrococcus of bitter milk.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition|H. L. Russell
It is caused by minute bacteria (Micrococcus melitensis) and is a very infectious but not usually contagious disease.Insects and Diseases|Rennie W. Doane
A specific micro-organism, the Micrococcus melitensis, was discovered in 1887, and it was traced to the milk of the Maltese goats.