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enterococcus

[ ĕn′tə-rō-kŏkəs ]
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n. pl. en•ter•o•coc•ci (-kŏksī′, -kŏkī′)
A usually nonpathogenic streptococcus that inhabits the intestine.
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en′ter•o•coccal adj.
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