genus Micrococcus


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genus Micrococcus - type genus of the family Micrococcaceaegenus Micrococcus - type genus of the family Micrococcaceae
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
family Micrococcaceae, Micrococcaceae - 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
(2005) reported good probiotic abilities of the genus Micrococcus isolated from sea bream in term of antagonism toward Vibrio harveyi and its adherence and competitive exclusion abilities.
Kocuria includes microorganisms that previously belonged to the genus Micrococcus (Stackenbrant et al.