Ascococci
Ascococcus As`co*coc"cus, n.; pl. {Ascococci}. [NL., fr. Gr. 'asko`s bladder, bag + ? kernel.] (Biol.) A form of micrococcus, found in putrid meat infusions, occurring in peculiar masses, each of which is inclosed in a hyaline capsule and contains a large number of spherical micrococci. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ascococcus — As co*coc cus, n.; pl. {Ascococci}. [NL., fr. Gr. asko s bladder, bag + ? kernel.] (Biol.) A form of micrococcus, found in putrid meat infusions, occurring in peculiar masses, each of which is inclosed in a hyaline capsule and contains a large… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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