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Related to gonococcal: gonococcal arthritis, gonococcal conjunctivitis, gonococcal pharyngitis, gonococcal urethritis

gon·o·coc·cal

(gon'ō-kok'ăl),
Relating to the gonococcus.
Synonym(s): gonococcic

gonococcal

[gon′əkok′əl]
Etymology: Gk, gone, seed, kokkos, berry
pertaining to or resembling gonococcus.

gon·o·coc·cal

(gon'ō-kok'ăl)
Relating to the gonococcus.
Synonym(s): gonococcic.

Gonococcal

The bacteria Neisseria gonorrheae that causes gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted infection of the genitals and urinary tract. The gonococcal organism may occasionally affect the eye, causing blindness if not treated.
Mentioned in: Conjunctivitis
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