Coccus vs Bacillus what difference

what is difference between Coccus and Bacillus

English

Etymology

From New Latin, from Ancient Greek κόκκος (kókkos, grain, seed)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈkʰɑkəs]

Noun

coccus (plural cocci)

  1. Any approximately spherical bacterium.
  2. One of the carpels or seed-vessels of a dry fruit.

Derived terms

  • -coccus
  • -cocci

See also

  • Oxycoccus

Translations



English

Wikispecies

Etymology

From Latin bacillus (little staff, wand), diminutive of baculum (stick, staff, walking stick).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bæˈsɪl.əs/

Noun

bacillus (plural bacilli)

  1. Any of various rod-shaped, spore-forming aerobic bacteria in the genus Bacillus, some of which cause disease.
    • 1895, H. G. Wells, The Stolen Bacillus
      ‘This again,’ said the Bacteriologist, slipping a glass slide under the microscope, ‘is a preparation of the celebrated Bacillus of cholera – the cholera germ.’
  2. Any bacilliform (rod-shaped) bacterium.
  3. (figuratively, by extension) Something which spreads like bacterial infection.
    • 1934 [2018], Gottfried Haberler quoted in Quinn Slobodian, Globalists, 71:
      The “bacillus of boom or depression,” he wrote, travels freely “from country to country.”

Derived terms

  • Actinobacillus
  • bacilliferous
  • Döderlein’s bacillus
  • Eberth’s bacillus

Translations

Anagrams

  • subcalli

Latin

Etymology

Diminutive of baculus (staff, walking stick).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /baˈkil.lus/, [bäˈkɪl̠ːʊs̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /baˈt͡ʃil.lus/, [bɑˈt͡ʃilːus]

Noun

bacillus m (genitive bacillī); second declension

  1. Alternative form of bacillum

Declension

Second-declension noun.

Descendants

  • French: bacille
  • Galician: bacelo
  • Russian: баци́лла f (bacílla)

References

  • bacillus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • bacillus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

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