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coccoid

[kok-oid] /ˈkɒk ɔɪd/
adjective
1.
Also, coccoidal. resembling a coccus; globular.
noun
2.
a coccoid cell or organism.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; cocc(us) + -oid
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