Relating to the gonococcus. SYN: gonococcic.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • gonococcal — adjective see gonococcus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gonococcal — See gonococcus. * * * …   Universalium

  • gonococcal — adjective Of, or pertaining to, the gonococcus …   Wiktionary

  • gonococcal — adj. of gonorrhea; of gonococcus, of the bacteria which causes gonorrhea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gonococcal — gon·o·coc·cal …   English syllables

  • gonococcal — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • gonococcal pharyngitis — inflammation of the pharynx from infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae, usually as a result of oral sexual contact …   Medical dictionary

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