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floccose

 [flok´ōs]
wooly; said of bacterial growth composed of short, curved chains variously oriented.

floc·cose

(flok'ōs),
In bacteriology, applied to a growth of short, curving filaments or chains closely but irregularly disposed.
[L. floccus, a flock of wool]

floccose

/floc·cose/ (flok´ōs) woolly; said of bacterial growth of short, curved chains variously oriented.

floccose

adjective Having a fluffy or woolly appearance.

floc·cose

(flok'ōs)
bacteriology Describes a growth of short, curving filaments or chains closely but irregularly disposed.
[L. floccus, a flock of wool]

floccose

(of plant structures) covered in small hairs giving a down-like appearance.

floccose