Definition of Coccus. Meaning of Coccus. Synonyms of Coccus

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Definition of Coccus

Coccus
Coccus Coc"cus, n.; pl. Cocci. [NL., fr. Gr. ? grain, seed. See Cochineal.] 1. (Bot.) One of the separable carpels of a dry fruit. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of hemipterous insects, including scale insects, and the cochineal insect (Coccus cacti). 3. (Biol.) A form of bacteria, shaped like a globule.

Meaning of Coccus from wikipedia

- A coccus (plural cocci) is any bacterium or archaeon that has a spherical, ovoid, or generally round shape. Bacteria are categorized based on their shapes...
- cochineal (/ˌkɒtʃɪˈniːl/ KOTCH-ih-NEEL, /ˈkɒtʃɪniːl/ KOTCH-ih-neel; Dactylopius coccus) is a scale insect in the suborder Sternorrhyncha, from which the natural...
- lit. 'easily twisted, pliant'), together with the suffix "-coccus" (from Modern Latin: coccus, from Ancient Gr****: κόκκος, romanized: kókkos, lit. 'grain...
- to their morphology and arrangement. The basic morphologies are spheres (coccus) and round-ended cylinders (bacillus). But there may be others such as helically...
- species is Coccus hesperidum Linnaeus. Coccus acaciae (Newstead, 1917) Coccus bromeliae Bouché, 1833 Coccus capparidis (Green, 1904) Coccus celatus De...
- Species: K. lacca Binomial name Kerria lacca (Kerr, 1782) Synonyms Coccus lacca Kerr, 1782 Coccus ficus Fabricius, 1787 Chermes lacca Roxburgh, 1791 Carteria...
- A diplococcus (plural diplococci) is a round bacterium (a coccus) that typically occurs in the form of two joined cells. Examples of gram-negative diplococci...
- Kermes is a genus of scale insects in the order Hemiptera. They feed on the sap of evergreen oaks; the females produce a red dye, also called "kermes"...
- (2007-04-01). "Soft brown scale: Coccus hesperidum (Linnaeus)". Crop Knowledge Master. Retrieved 2014-12-07. "Brown soft scale (Coccus hesperidum)". Plantwise...
- scales (Coccus viridis) and plants (Pluchea indica) Interference of Pheidole megacephala (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with Biological Control of Coccus viridis...
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