Adjective "meningococcal" definition and examples

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'The most common forms of the bug were now strain C of the bacterial meningococcal meningitis and its blood poisoning relative, septicaemia.'
  2. 'Most people who get the disease have some symptoms of both meningococcal meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia.'

Definitions

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

More examples(as adjective)

"infections can be meningococcal."

"septicemias can be meningococcal."

"diseases can be meningococcal."

Origin

(meningococcus)