Micrococcaceae


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Micrococcaceae

 [mi″kro-kok-a´se-e]
a family of gram-positive, aerobic or facultatively anaerobic bacteria containing the genera Staphylococcus and Micrococcus.

Mi·cro·coc·ca·ce·ae

(mī'krō-kok-kā'sē-ē),
A family of bacteria (order Eubacteriales) containing gram-positive spheric cells that occur singly or in pairs, tetrads, packets, irregular masses, or even chains. These organisms are rarely motile. Free-living, saprophytic, parasitic, and pathogenic species occur. The type genus is Micrococcus.

Micrococcaceae

/Mi·cro·coc·ca·ceae/ (-kok-a´se-e) a family of gram-positive, aerobic or facultatively anaerobic bacteria of the order Eubacteriales, made up of spherical cells dividing primarily in two or three planes.

Mi·cro·coc·ca·ce·ae

(mī'krō-kok-ā'sē-ē)
A family of bacteria containing gram-positive spheric cells that occur singly or in pairs, tetrads, packets, irregular masses, or even chains. Free-living, saprophytic, parasitic, and pathogenic species occur. The type genus is Micrococcus.

Micrococcaceae

a family of gram-positive, catalase-positive, aerobic or facultatively anaerobic spherical bacteria, containing Staphylococcus and Micrococcus.