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.
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
Literary usage of Micrococcaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."