Neisseria gonorrhoeae(redirected from Neisser coccus)
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a bacterial species that causes gonorrhea and other infections in humans; the type species of the genus Neisseria.
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Neisseria gonorrhoeaeGonococcus STD The gram-positive coccus that causes gonorrhea, the most common STD in the US
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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.
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The species causing gonorrhea. Synonym: gonococcusSee: illustration; gonorrheaillustration
See also: Neisseria
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The bacterium that causes gonorrhea. It cannot survive for any length of time outside the human body.
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Neisser,Albert Ludwig S., German physician, 1855-1916.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae - a species that causes gonorrhea in humans. Synonym(s): Neisser coccus
Neisseria - a genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria (family Neisseriaceae) that are parasites of animals.
Neisser coccus - Synonym(s): Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Neisser syringe - a urethral syringe used in treatment of gonococcal urethritis.
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