Micrococcus

Genus of Gram positive aerobic bacteria, cells around 1-2 m m in diameter. M. lysodeikticus (now M. luteus) was commonly used as the source of bacterial cell wall suspension on which lysozyme activity was measured by a decrease in turbidity.

Micrococcus

Micrococcus flavus Micrococcus luteus Micrococcus lylae Micrococcus mucilaginosis Micrococcus roseus Micrococcus (mi’ krō kŏk’ Əs) is a genus of bacteria in the Micrococcaceae family. Micrococcus occurs in a wide range of environments, including water, dust, and soil. Micrococci have Gram-positive spherical cells ranging from about 0.5 to 3...
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Micrococcus

(mi″kro-kok´әs) a genus of gram-positive bacteria of the family Micrococcaceae, usually found in soil, water, dust, or dairy products.
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micrococcus

(mi″kro-kok´әs) any bacterium of the genus Micrococcus.
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Micrococcus

[n] - type genus of the family Micrococcaceae
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Micrococcus

• (n.) A genus of Spherobacteria, in the form of very small globular or oval cells, forming, by transverse division, filaments, or chains of cells, or in some cases single organisms shaped like dumb-bells (Diplococcus), all without the power of motion. See Illust. of Ascoccus.
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Micrococcus

genus Micrococcus noun type genus of the family Micrococcaceae
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Micrococcus

Mi`cro·coc'cus noun ; plural Micrococci . [ New Latin See Micro- , and Coccus .] (Biol.) A genus of Spherobacteria , in the form of very small globular or oval cells, forming, by transverse division, filaments, or chains of cells, or in some cases sing...
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Micrococcus

genus of spherical bacteria in the family Micrococcaceae that is widely disseminated in nature. Micrococci are microbiologically characterized as ...
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micrococcus

Origin: NL. See Micro-, and Coccus. ... <biology> A genus of Spherobacteria, in the form of very small globular or oval cells, forming, by transverse division, filaments, or chains of cells, or in some cases single organisms shaped like dumb-bells (Diplococcus), all without the power of motion. ... Physiologically, micrococci are divided into...
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Micrococcus

Type: Term Pronunciation: mī′krō-kok′kŭs Definitions: 1. A genus of bacteria (family Micrococcaceae) containing gram-positive, spheric cells that occur in irregular masses. Some species are motile or produce motile mutants. These organisms are saprophytic, facultatively parasitic, or parasitic but are not truly pathogenic...
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