Diplococci
Diplococcus Dip`lo*coc"cus, n.; pl. {Diplococci}. [NL., fr. Gr. diplo`os twofold + ko`kkos grain, seed.] (Biol.) A form of micrococcus in which cocci are united in a binary manner. See {Micrococcus}. [1913 Webster] ||

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