Micrococcaceae

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Micrococcaceae Mi·cro·coc·ca·ce·ae (mī'krō-kŏ-kā'sē-ē)
n.
A family of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic bacteria containing gram-positive spherical cells that occur singly or in pairs, tetrads, irregular masses, or chains, and that include free-living, saprophytic, parasitic, and pathogenic species.

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micrococcaceae

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 
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