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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gonococcus  \Gon`o*coc"cus\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  semen,  the 
  genitals  +  NL  &  E.  coccus.]  (Med.) 
  A  vegetable  micro["o]rganism  of  the  genus  {Micrococcus}, 
  occurring  in  the  secretion  in  gonorrhea.  It  is  believed  by 
  some  to  constitute  the  cause  of  this  disease. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gonococcus 
  n  :  the  pus-producing  bacterium  that  causes  gonorrhea  [syn:  {Neisseria 
  gonorrhoeae}] 




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