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enterococcus en·ter·o·coc·cus (ěn'tə-rō-kŏk'əs)
n. pl. en·ter·o·coc·ci (-kŏk'sī', -kŏk'ī')
A usually nonpathogenic streptococcus that inhabits the intestine.

en'ter·o·coc'cal adj.
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