- spherical, shaped like a coccus
1999 December 10, “Microorganisms in the Accreted Ice of Lake Vostok, Antarctica”, in Science, volume 286, number 5447, DOI:10.1126/science.286.5447.2144, pages 2144-2147:
- ( C ) Field emission SEM image of a coccoid bacterium on a 0.02-µm Anopore filter viewed at a magnification of ×150,000 in the decontaminated ice melt.
coccoid (plural coccoids)
- Something with a coccoid shape.