Definition: A family of bacteria (order Eubacteriales) containing gram-positive spheric cells that occur singly or in pairs, tetrads, packets, irregular masses, or even chains. These organisms are rarely motile. Free-living, saprophytic, parasitic, and pathogenic species occur. The type genus is Micrococcus.
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