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pneu•mo•coc•cus



Pronunciation: (nOO"mu-kok'us, nyOO"-), [key]
n.,
pl. -coc•ciPronunciation: (-kok'sī, -sē). [key]

a bacterium, Diplococcus pneumoniae, causing lobar pneumonia and associated with cerain other diseases, as pericarditis and meningitis.

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pneumobacilluspneumoconiosis
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