enterococcus

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A single Enterococcus faecalis bacterium.

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entero- +‎ coccus

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enterococcus (plural enterococci)

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  1. (bacteriology) Any of a group of streptococci bacteria, of the genus Enterococcus, that inhabit the human gastrointestinal tract and have great resistance to antibiotics

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