Difference between revisions of "Pneumococci"
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(Science: bacteria) gram-positive pyogenic organisms (about 1m diameter), usually encapsulated, closely related to streptococci, associated with diseases of the lung.
(Science: bacteria) gram-positivepyogenicorganisms(about 1m diameter), usually encapsulated, closely relatedto streptococci, associatedwith diseasesof the lung.
is mainly associatedwith pneumoniabut it can also causeinfectionsof the brain(pneumococcalmeningitis) and of the bloodstream(pneumococcalsepticemia)
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