What do Bacteria look like?


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What do Bacteria look like?


Bacteria come in different shapes. The two shapes most important in medicine are round bacteria (cocci) and rod-shaped bacteria (bacilli). The Merck Manual has good illustrations of bacteria shapes.


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Date of Posting: 08/01/2003
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