- A spherical or nearly spherical bacterium.
- A type of microorganism that has a spherical shape and is typically found in clusters.
Derived from greek kókkos (grain, seed).
- The coccus bacteria were the cause of the infection.
- The coccus cells were visible under the microscope.
- The coccus are often found in clusters, forming colonies.
- Coccus are a common type of bacteria found in the human body.
- Some species of coccus are resistant to antibiotics.