Neisseria gonorrhoeae

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Neis·se·ri·a gon·or·rhoe·'ae

a bacterial species that causes gonorrhea and other infections in humans; the type species of the genus Neisseria.

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Etymology: Albert L. S. Neisser; Gk, gone, seed, rhoia, flow
a gram-negative, nonmotile diplococcal bacterium usually seen microscopically as flattened pairs within the cytoplasm of neutrophils. It is the causative organism of gonorrhea. Also called gonococcus.

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Gonococcus STD The gram-positive coccus that causes gonorrhea, the most common STD in the US

Neis·se·ri·a gon·or·rhoe·ae

(nī-sē'rē-ă gon-ō-rē'ē)
A bacterial species that causes gonorrhea and other infections in humans. It is the type species of the genus Neisseria.
Synonym(s): gonococcus.
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NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE WITHIN A POLYMORPHONUCLEAR LEUKOCYTE: (Orig. mag. ×500)
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NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE WITHIN A POLYMORPHONUCLEAR LEUKOCYTE

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

The species causing gonorrhea. Synonym: gonococcus
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See also: Neisseria

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

The bacterium that causes gonorrhea. It cannot survive for any length of time outside the human body.
Mentioned in: Gonorrhea

Neisser,

Albert Ludwig S., German physician, 1855-1916.
Neisseria catarrhalis
Neisseria flavescens
Neisseria gonorrhoeae - a species that causes gonorrhea in humans. Synonym(s): Neisser coccus
Neisseria lactamica
Neisseria meningitidis
Neisseria sicca
Neisseria subflava
Neisseria - a genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria (family Neisseriaceae) that are parasites of animals.
Neisseria mucosa
Neisser coccus - Synonym(s): Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Neisser diplococcus
Neisser syringe - a urethral syringe used in treatment of gonococcal urethritis.
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