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13.2: Classifying Individual Bacterial Cells by Shape

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  • Individual bacterial cells can be classified by three basic shapes. Spirilla are corkscrew shaped, cocci are round, and bacilli are rod-like. Examine the prepared slides set and sketch the appearance of each bacterial type. Sketch one or two individual cells:

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