HyperDic: gonococcus

English > 1 sense of the word gonococcus:
NOUNanimalgonococcus, Neisseria gonorrhoeaethe pus-producing bacterium that causes gonorrhea
English > gonococcus: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningThe pus-producing bacterium that causes gonorrhea.
SynonymNeisseria gonorrhoeae
Broaderbacteria, bacterium(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission

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