Sentence Examples


  • In the ripe fruit the carpels separate into five one-seeded portions (cocci), which break away from the central column, either rolling elastically outwards and upwards or becoming spirally twisted.
  • In most species of Geranium the cocci split open on the inside and the seeds are shot out by the elastic uptwisting (fig.
  • Mixed zoogloea found as a pellicle on the surface of vegetable infusions, &c.; it consists of various forms, and contains cocci (a) and rodlets, in series (b and c), &c. (x 540).
  • Egg-shaped mass of zoogloea of Beggiatoa roseo-persicina (Bacterium rubescens of Lankester); the gelatinous swollen walls of the large crowded cocci are fused into a common gelatinous envelope.
  • Zoogloea of Bacterium merismopedioides, Zopf, containing cocci arranged in tablets.

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