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Definition of: pneumococcus

(noomacr′mə·kokəs, nyoomacr′-) noun plural ·coc·ci (-koksī)
Any of a group of bacteria that cause a common type of pneumonia and some other diseases.
—pneu
mo·coc′cal, pneumo·coc′·cous, pneumo·coc′cic (koksik) adjective

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