Meaning of pediococcus

ped•i•o•coc•cus

Pronunciation: (ped"ē-u-kok'us), [key]
— pl. -coc•ci
  1. any of several spherical, facultatively anaerobic bacteria of the genus Pediococcus, producing acid and clouding in beer and wort.
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