gonococcus gonococcus

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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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