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Gon`o*coc"cus (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. semen, the genitals + NL. & E. coccus.] Med.

A vegetable microorganism of the genus Micrococcus, occurring in the secretion in gonorrhea. It is believed by some to constitute the cause of this disease.

<-- now Neisseria gonnorrhoeae -->


© Webster 1913.

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