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coc·coid

 (kŏk′oid)
adj.
Shaped like or resembling a coccus; spherical.
n.
A coccoid microorganism.
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coc•coid

(ˈkɒk ɔɪd)

also coc•coi′dal,



adj.
resembling a coccus; globular.
[1910–15]
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Adj.1.coccoid - spherical; like a coccus; "a coccoid microorganism"
circular, round - having a circular shape
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