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  • n. A form of micrococcus, found in putrid meat infusions, occurring in peculiar masses, each of which is enclosed in a hyaline capsule and contains a large number of spherical micrococci.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A form of micrococcus, found in putrid meat infusions, occurring in peculiar masses, each of which is inclosed in a hyaline capsule and contains a large number of spherical micrococci.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In bacterial., a generic name generally regarded as a synonym of Micrococcus. See Micrococcus.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek.

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