noun, plural dip·lo·coc·ci [dip-luh-kok-sahy, -see], /ˌdɪp ləˈkɒk saɪ, -si/, Bacteriology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM diplococcusdip·lo·coc·cal, dip·lo·coc·cic [dip-luh-kok-sik], /ˌdɪp ləˈkɒk sɪk/, adjective
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The presence of such a diplococcus in meningeal exudates is, however, sufficient for its identification.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
If growth of Diplococcus pneumoniæ occurs, again heat culture in water-bath at 60° C. for one hour and again test for sterility.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
The diplococcus merely produces acidification and coagulation of the milk.The Bacillus of Long Life|Loudon Douglas
The joint lesions which accompany acute rheumatism or “rheumatic fever” are believed to be due to a diplococcus.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
These are exceptional durations in the male for virulence, though not for continuance of the diplococcus.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley