Adjective "Meningococcal" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Meningococcal


    Definition:

    1. a reniform or spherical bacterium, Neisseria meningitidis, that causes cerebrospinal meningitis.

    Origin:
    meningococcus

    Examples:

    "infections can be meningococcal."

    "septicemias can be meningococcal."

    "diseases can be meningococcal."