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coccus

[′käk·əs]
(microbiology)
A form of eubacteria which are more or less spherical in shape.
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The genus Coccus Linnaeus, 1758 (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Coccidae) is represented in Cuba by four invasive species, namely, Coccus capparidis (Green), Coccus hesperidum Linnaeus, Coccus longulus (Douglas) and Coccus viridis (Green) (Mestre et al.
La grana o cochinilla Dactylopius coccus Costa (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae) (Gullan & Cook 2001) parasita principalmente a especies de Opuntia y Nopalea (Flores-Flores & Tekelenburg 1995).
Dactylopius coccus from which the natural dye carminic acid is obtained, is highly important for industry.
coccus, se colocaron crias de cochinilla en cinco regimenes de fotoperiodo: 0/24, 8/16, 10/14,12/12, y 24/0 h de fotofase/escotofase, respectivamente.
epidermidis is a non-motile, Gram-positive coccus that is part of the normal resident human skin microflora (Kong, 2011).
Isolated marine Pigment of Gram stained Morphology Sized strains strain ([micron]m) SEM MS-1/48 Violet (+) Rod-shaped 1,08 - 1,48 MS-2/48 Red (+) Rod-shaped ND MS-3/48 Yellow (-) Rod-shaped 0,6 - 1,5 MS-4/48 Pink (-) Coccus ND MS-5/48 Pink (-) Coccus ND MS-6/48 Pink (+) Coccus 0,83 - 1,48 MS-7/48 Pink (+) Coccus 0,65 - 1,0 ND not determined Table 3.
catheter-associated infection with a vancomycin-resistant gram-positive coccus of the Leuconostoc sp.
Veillonella is a small non-motile, non-fermentative, obligate anaerobic Gram negative coccus universally present in the upper airways, mouth, gastrointestinal tract and vagina in humans.
Chestal is formulated with antinomium tartaricum, byonia alba and coccus cacti; these work in tandem with six other active ingredients.
This soft-bodied, six-legged critter, Coccus viridis, feeds on gardenia, citrus, and a host of other plants--including its namesake, coffee.