Definition of Micrococcus. Meaning of Micrococcus. Synonyms of Micrococcus

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Definition of Micrococcus

Micrococcus
Micrococcus Mi`cro*coc"cus, n.; pl. Micrococci. [NL. 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 single organisms shaped like dumb-bells (Diplococcus), all without the power of motion. See Illust. of Ascoccus. Note: Physiologically, micrococci are divided into three groups; chromogenic, characterized by their power of forming pigment; zymogenic, including those associated with definite chemical processes; and pathogenic, those connected with disease.

Meaning of Micrococcus from wikipedia

- Micrococcus (mi’ krō kŏk’ Əs) is a genus of bacteria in the Micrococcaceae family. Micrococcus occurs in a wide range of environments, including water...
- but evolves. Micrococcus luteus was formerly known as Micrococcus lysodeikticus. In 2003, it was proposed that one strain of Micrococcus luteus, ATCC...
- durare, meaning "radiation surviving". The species was formerly called Micrococcus radiodurans. As a consequence of its hardiness, it has been nicknamed...
- Micrococcus roseus is a gram positive bacterial cell that grows in the tetrad arrangement. The normal habitat for this Micrococcus species is skin, soil...
- Micrococcus lylae is a gram positive bacterium. The normal habitat for this Micrococcus species is skin, dust, and water. Its type strain is ATCC 27566...
- originally named Micrococcus kristinae, and was named after the person from which it was first isolated (Kristin Holding). (Micrococcus lylae was also first...
- Bacterium aeruginosum Schroeter 1872 Bacterium aeruginosum Cohn 1872 Micrococcus pyocyaneus Zopf 1884 Bacillus aeruginosus (Schroeter 1872) Trevisan 1885...
- Serratia marcescens (/səˈreɪʃiə mɑːrˈsɛsɪnz/)[failed verification] is a species of rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacteria in the family Yersiniaceae. It is...
- Corynebacterium glutami**** (previously known as Micrococcus glutamicus) is a Gram-positive, rod-shaped bacterium that is used industrially for large-scale...
- in 1922, and along with it a bacterium he named Micrococcus Lysodeikticus, later renamed Micrococcus luteus. Fleming was knighted for his scientific achievements...
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