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1
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Procaryotes vary in shape and size, what is the term that describes this?

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Pleomorphic

2
Q

Name the one diplococcus that was mentioned in lecture

A

Neiserria gonorrhoeae

3
Q

This arrangement is when pairs of cocci remain together after cell division.

A

Diplococcus / Diplococci

Pairs of cocci remain together after cell division.

4
Q

This arrangement is when chains of cocci remain together after divisions in one plane.

A

Streptococcus / Streptococci

Chains of cocci remain together after divisions in one plane.

5
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This arrangement is when cocci divide in two planes and remain in groups of four.

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Tetrad / Tetrads

Cocci divide in two planes and remain in groups of four.

6
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This arrangement is when cocci divide in three planes and remain attached in cubelike groups of eight.

A

Sarcina / Sarcinae

Cocci divide in 3 planes and remain attached in cubelike groups of 8.

7
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Irregular grapelike clumps of cocci as a result of multiple divisions in random planes.

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Stapyhlococcus / Staphylococci

Irregular grapelike clumps of cocci as a result of multiple divisions in random planes.

8
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What is the term for a rod-shaped cell?

A

Bacillus / Bacilli

9
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Very short rods that are short and wide; oval in shape.

Looks a lot like a coccus, but has the cytoskeletal arrangement of a bacillus

A

Coccobacillus

Very short rods that are short and wide; oval in shape.

Looks a lot like a coccus, but has the cytoskeletal arrangement of a bacillus

10
Q

Curved rod that looks like a comma

A

Vibrio

Curved rod that looks like a comma

11
Q

Spiral or helical shaped (like a corkscrew).

Has a rigid structure

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Spirillium

Spiral or helical shaped (like a corkscrew).

Has a rigid structure

12
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Flexible, spiral bacteria.

Spiral or helical shaped (like a corkscrew)

Flexible structure

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Spirochete

Flexible, spiral bacteria.

Spiral or helical shaped (like a corkscrew)

Flexible structure

13
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Bacteria that grow in long chains either by elongated cells or cells arranged in long filaments.

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Filamentous

Bacteria that grow in long chains either by elongated cells or cells arranged in long filaments.