gonococcus

noun gon·o·coc·cus \ ˌgä-nə-ˈkä-kəs \

Definition of gonococcus

plural gonococci play \ˌgä-nə-ˈkäk-ˌsī, -(ˌ)sē; -ˈkä-ˌkī, -(ˌ)kē\
:a pus-producing bacterium (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) that causes gonorrhea

gonococcal

play \ˌgä-nə-ˈkä-kəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of gonococcus

New Latin


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gonococcus

noun gon·o·coc·cus \ ˌgän-ə-ˈkäk-əs \

medical Definition of gonococcus

plural gonococci play \-ˈkäk-ˌ(s)ī, -ˈkäk-(ˌ)(s)ē\
:a pus-producing bacterium of the genus Neisseria (N. gonorrhoeae) that causes gonorrhea

gonococcal

play \-ˈkäk-əl\ also gonococcic play \-ˈkäk-(s)ik\ adjective

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