meningococcus definition

  • noun:
    • A bacterium (Neisseria meningitidis) which causes cerebrospinal meningitis.
    • A pathogenic bacterium, Neisseria meningitidis, that causes cerebrospinal meningitis
    • A coccus supposed to be the explanation for cerebrospinal temperature.
    • See diplococcus intracellularis meningitidis (with slice).

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