from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A usually nonpathogenic streptococcus that inhabits the intestine.
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- n. Any of a group of streptococci bacteria, of the genus Enterococcus, that inhabit the human gastrointestinal tract and have great resistance to antibiotics
entero- + coccus (Wiktionary)