What does diplococcus mean?

Definitions for diplococcus
ˌdɪp ləˈkɒk əs; -ˈkɒk saɪ, -sidiplo·coc·cus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diplococcusnoun

    Gram-positive bacteria usually occurring in pairs

Wiktionary

  1. diplococcusnoun

    A coccus that typically occurs in groups of two

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diplococcusnoun

    a form of micrococcus in which cocci are united in a binary manner. See Micrococcus

    Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. diplo`os twofold + ko`kkos grain, seed.]

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  1. Diplococcus

    A diplococcus is a round bacterium that typically occurs in the form of two joined cells. Examples are gram-negative Neisseria sp., and gram-positive Streptococcus sp. and Staphylococcus sp.. Its name comes from diplo, meaning double, and coccus, meaning berry. In former times, a bacterial genus Diplococcus was recognized, but it is not used anymore.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diplococcus in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diplococcus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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