Definition of coccal in English:

coccal

adjective

Biology
  • See coccus

    • ‘This suggests that the coccal bacteria are capable of secreting both cellulase for dissolving the cellulose of the margo-fibrils and pectinase for dissolving the pectin-rich tori.’
    • ‘Scanning electron microscopy revealed coccal microorganisms surrounded by mucopolysaccharides consistent with a biofiolm.’