Definition of coccoid in English:

coccoid

adjective

Biology
  • See coccus

    • ‘Examination of the sinters by scanning electron microscopy confirms that they are laminated and contain an abundant, low-diversity assemblage of filamentous, bacilliform, and coccoid microbes.’
    • ‘The waters contain an abundant, but low diversity, microbial population of thermophilic filamentous and coccoid bacteria.’