Definition of Micrococcaceae

1. Noun. Spherical or elliptical usually aerobic eubacteria that produce yellow or orange or red pigment; includes toxin-producing forms as well as harmless commensals and saprophytes.

Exact synonyms: Family Micrococcaceae
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Family
Group relationships: Division Eubacteria
Member holonyms: Genus Micrococcus, Micrococcus, Genus Staphylococcus



Medical Definition of Micrococcaceae

1. A family of bacteria ranging from free living and saprophytic to parasitic and pathogenic forms. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Micrococcaceae

microcirculatory
microcities
microcitoma
microcitomas
microcity
microcivilization
microcivilizations
microclimate
microclimates
microclimatic
microclimatology
microcline
microclines
microcluster
microclusters
micrococcaceae (current term)
micrococcal
micrococcal nuclease
micrococci
micrococcus
micrococcus luteus
microcode
microcodes
microcolitis
microcolliculi
microcolon
microcolonies
microcolony
microcompartment
microcompartments

Literary usage of Micrococcaceae

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1. Fish Fermentation Technology by Cherl-Ho Lee, Keith H. Steinkraus, P.J. Alan Reilly (1993)
"The microflora of salted fish was dominated by micrococcaceae and Bacillus and those of red pepper and cooked millet by Bacillus, and ginger by gram ..."

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