Definition of Gonococcus

1. Noun. The pus-producing bacterium that causes gonorrhea.

Exact synonyms: Neisseria Gonorrhoeae
Generic synonyms: Bacteria, Bacterium



Definition of Gonococcus

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

Definition of Gonococcus

1. Noun. A bacterium, taxonomic name ''Neisseria gonorrhoeae'', that is responsible for gonorrhea. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gonococcus

1. [n -COCCI]

Medical Definition of Gonococcus

1. Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the Gram negative diplococcus that causes the disease gonorrhoea. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gonococcus

gonocalyx
gonocele
gonochorist
gonochoristic
gonochorists
gonocide
gonococcaemia
gonococcal
gonococcal arthritis
gonococcal conjunctivitis
gonococci
gonococcic
gonococcicide
gonococcus (current term)
gonocytes
gonof
gonofs
gonohemia
gonolek
gonoleks
gonoph
gonophage
gonophores
gonophs
gonopod
gonopodia

Literary usage of Gonococcus

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1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1907)
"BIOLOGY OF THE gonococcus. Like the intracellularis, the gonococcus is a coffee-bean shaped diplococcus occurring more frequently within leucocytes than ..."

2. The Journal of Infectious Diseases by Infectious Diseases Society of America, John Rockefeller McCormick Memorial Fund, John McCormick Institute for Infectious Diseases (1915)
"AUTOLYSIS In previous papers I have called attention to lysis in the gonococcus and have emphasized this phenomenon as being invariably present to a greater ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"THE gonococcus AS A FACTOR IN INFECTIONS FOLLOWING ABORTION OR FULL-TERM DELIVERY. ... The gonococcus present in the cervical glands or other part of the ..."

4. A Practical Text-book of Infection, Immunity, and Specific Therapy: With by John Albert Kolmer (1915)
"TITRATION OF gonococcus ANTIGEN 1. Secure 1 cc of gonococcus antigen and ... TECHNIC OF THE gonococcus REACTION 1. Secure six specimens of serum from a ..."

5. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"I endorse the experiments of Wertheim, who believes that the gonococcus does not lose its virulence in the urethra, but that the mucous membrane which it ..."

6. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1921)
"Infection may be followed by the same grave consequences to the female reproductive organs as gonococcus infection produced in any other manner. ..."

7. Therapeutic Gazette (1908)
"The medical treatment of gonococcus infection in women is a subject which has been ... These two classes of specialists seldom see women with gonococcus ..."

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