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  • adjective medicine Of, pertaining to, or caused by meningococci

Etymologies

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meningococcus +‎ -al

Examples

  • It costs less than 50 cents a dose and provides 10 years of immunity against a form of meningitis called meningococcal-A, which infects the lining around the brain and spinal cord and can kill or disable its victims.

    New, Affordable Meningitis Vaccine Debuts in Africa

  • A first dose of what's called meningococcal conjugate vaccine between ages 11 and 12, with a booster dose at 16.

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  • The university and the Dane County Coronor's office believe he had a form of meningitis known as meningococcal disease, a rare and serious bacterial infection that can quickly cause grave illness or death.

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  • A first dose of what's called meningococcal conjugate vaccine between ages 11 and 12, with a booster dose at 16.

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  • A first dose of what's called meningococcal conjugate vaccine between ages 11 and 12, with a booster dose at 16.

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  • A first dose of what's called meningococcal conjugate vaccine between ages 11 and 12, with a booster dose at 16.

    FOXNews.com

  • A first dose of what's called meningococcal conjugate vaccine between ages 11 and 12, with a booster dose at 16.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Together these are known as meningococcal disease.

    Sudan Watch

  • A hospital spokeswoman says the girl has meningitis meningococcal, which is less severe than cerebral meningococcal.

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  • Wisconsin law says students who reside in a dormitory or residence hall must inform their university whether they have received the vaccine against bacterial meningitis, called the meningococcal vaccine.

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