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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Bacterium causing a lung disorder in mice and humans.

Usage examples (38)
  • Protection against pneumococcus is mediated by antibodies directed against the pneumococcal polysaccharide.
  • (link) One pneumococcus is enough to spoil a party, alas.
  • And the extra one we want to talk about is pneumococcus, which is a dangerous bacterial infection.
  • pneumococcus Streptococcus pneumoniae, also known as pneumococcus, kills more than 1 million children a year around the world. for more
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