genus Diplococcus

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Noun1.genus Diplococcus - a genus of bacteria
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
family Lactobacillaceae, family Lactobacteriaceae, Lactobacillaceae, Lactobacteriaceae - lactic acid bacteria and important pathogens; bacteria that ferment carbohydrates chiefly into lactic acid
diplococcus - Gram-positive bacteria usually occurring in pairs
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Vaginal medium of mares had the following nonpathogenic microorganisms: Lactobacterium, Bifidobacterium, Sarcina, Corynebacterium, partly representatives of the genus Diplococcus, Streptococcus, and Staphylococcus.