adjective see meningococcus

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  • meningococcic — See meningococcal. * * * …   Universalium

  • meningococcic — adj. pertaining to meningococcus (bacteria that causes meningitis) (Bacteriology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • meningococcic — me·nin·go·coc·cic …   English syllables

  • meningococcic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • meningococcal — adjective see meningococcic * * * meningococcal /men ing go kokˈl/ or meningococcic / kokˈsik/ adjective Caused by a meningococcus • • • Main Entry: ↑meninx …   Useful english dictionary

  • meningococcus — noun (plural meningococci) Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1893 the bacterium (Neisseria meningitidis) that causes cerebrospinal meningitis • meningococcal also meningococcic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • George Heist — Dr. Dolen RulesGeorge D. Heist (? 1920) was an immunologist specializing in the study of infections of meningococcal bacteria that often result in meningococcal disease , which is well known as highly lethal and debilitating, and extremely… …   Wikipedia

  • meningococcus — meningococcal, meningococcic /meuh ning goh kok ik, kok sik/, adj. /meuh ning goh kok euhs/, n., pl. meningococci / kok suy, see/. a reniform or spherical bacterium, Neisseria meningitidis, that causes cerebrospinal meningitis. [1890 95; < NL;… …   Universalium

  • meningococcus — [mə niŋ΄gō käk′əs] n. pl. meningococci [mə niŋ΄gōkäk′sī΄] the bacterium (Neisseria meningitidis) that is a common cause of meningitis meningococcal [mə niŋ΄gōkäk′əl] adj. meningococcic [mə niŋ΄gōkäk′sik] …   English World dictionary

  • sulfa drugs — sulfa drugs, a family of drugs containing sulfur dioxide (SO2), especially those derived from sulfanilamide, that are generally powerful in checking the growth of certain bacteria. Members of the group are used (sometimes with antibiotics)… …   Useful english dictionary

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