gonococcus gonococcus


  • (n) the pus-producing bacterium that causes gonorrhea


  1. In gonorrhea victims, it is caused by the gonococcus bacterium.
  2. Ever since penicillin's potency against the gonococcus was discovered, health experts have hoped it would eventually provide a quick treatment that a doctor could give in his office.
  3. So far sulfanilamide has had no remarkable effect on diseases produced by bacteria other than the streptococcus, men-ingococcus, pneumococcus, or gonococcus.
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