Definition of Diplococci. Meaning of Diplococci. Synonyms of Diplococci

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Definition of Diplococci

Diplococci
Diplococcus Dip`lo*coc"cus, n.; pl. Diplococci. [NL., fr. Gr. ? twofold + ? grain, seed.] (Biol.) A form of micrococcus in which cocci are united in a binary manner. See Micrococcus.

Meaning of Diplococci from wikipedia

- (plural diplococci) is a round bacterium (a coccus) that typically occurs in the form of two joined cells. Examples of gram-negative diplococci are Neisseria...
- gonococcus (singular), or gonococci (plural) is a species of Gram-negative diplococci bacteria isolated by Albert Neisser in 1879. It causes the ****ually transmitted...
- for example, S. pneumoniae, are only two cells long. They are called diplococci. Species of Staphylococcus have no regular plane of division. They form...
- anaerobic member of the genus Streptococcus. They are usually found in pairs (diplococci) and do not form spores and are non motile. As a significant human pathogenic...
- Firmicutes. Enterococci are gram-positive cocci that often occur in pairs (diplococci) or short chains, and are difficult to distinguish from streptococci on...
- in all specimen types except urine. If Gram-negative, oxidase-positive diplococci are visualized on direct Gram stain of urethral pus (male genital infection)...
- short rods, coccobacilli, or as in the case of Moraxella catarrhalis, diplococci in morphology, with asaccharolytic, oxidase-positive, and catalase-positive...
- among the proteobacteria, a large group of Gram-negative forms. Neisseria diplococci resemble coffee beans when viewed microscopically. The genus Neisseria...
- function. The morphology of the organism may be cl****ified as cocci, diplococci, bacilli (also known as "rods"), spiral-shaped or pleomorphic. Additional...
- Pseudomonadaceae are typically OX+[citation needed] The Gram-negative diplococci Neisseria and Moraxella are oxidase-positive. Many Gram-negative, spiral...
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