gonococcus


gon·o·coc·cus

noun \ˌgän-ə-ˈkäk-əs\
plural gon·o·coc·ci \-ˈkäk-ˌ(s)ī, -ˈkäk-(ˌ)(s)ē\

Definition of GONOCOCCUS

: a pus-producing bacterium of the genus Neisseria (N. gonorrhoeae) that causes gonorrhea
gon·o·coc·cal \-ˈkäk-əl\ or gon·o·coc·cic \-ˈkäk-(s)ik\ adjective

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