American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A bacillus that is short and oval in shape.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A very short bacillus resembling a coccus, as the coccobacillus of swine-plague.
- n. a bacterial cell intermediate in morphology between a coccus and a bacillus; a very short bacillus
- cocc(us) + bacillus. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Rhococcus equi, a gram-positive bacterium, is a facultative intracellular coccobacillus that causes bronchopneumonia in foals aged 1 to 6 months.”
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