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Neisseria

 [ni-se´re-ah]
a genus of gram-negative, aerobic or facultatively anaerobic cocci, which are a part of the normal flora of the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and genitourinary tract. Pathogenic species include N. gonorrhoe´ae, the etiologic agent of gonorrhea; N. meningi´tidis, a prominent cause of meningitis and the specific agent of meningococcal meningitis; and N. muco´sa, which is found in the nasopharynx and occasionally causes pneumonia.

Neisseria

(nī-sē'rē-ă),
A genus of aerobic bacteria (family Neisseriaceae) containing gram-negative cocci that occur in pairs with the adjacent sides flattened. These organisms are parasites of animals. The type species is Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
[A. Neisser]

neis·se·ri·a

, pl.

neis·se·ri·ae

(nī-sē'rē-ă, nī-sē'rē-ē),
A vernacular term used to refer to any member of the genus Neisseria.

Neis·se·ri·a

(nī-sē'rē-ă)
A genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria containing gram-negative cocci that occur in pairs with the adjacent sides flattened.
[A. Neisser]

neis·se·ri·a

, pl. neisseriae (nī-sē'rē-ă, -ē)
A vernacular term used to refer to any member of the genus Neisseria.

Neisseria

(ni-se're-a)
[Albert Neisser, Ger. physician, 1855–1916]
A genus of gram-negative diplococci of the family Neisseriaceae. The most significant human pathogens are Neisseria meningitidis (the meningococcus) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (the gonococcus)

Neisseria catarrhalis

See: Moraxella catarrhalis
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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
See: illustration; gonorrheaillustration

Neisseria meningitidis

The species causing epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis.
See: meningitis

Neisseria sicca

Species found in mucous membrane of the respiratory tract. Occasionally, this species may cause bacterial endocarditis.

Neisseria,

A genus of small, aerobic, GRAM NEGATIVE micro-organisms occurring in pairs (diplococci) that includes Neisseria gonorrhoea , the cause of GONORRHOEA and Neisseria meningitidis the cause of epidemic cerebrospinal MENINGITIS. (Albert Ludwig Siegmund Neisser, 1855–1916, German dermatologist).

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.

Neis·se·ri·a

(nī-sē'rē-ă)
A genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria containing gram-negative cocci that occur in pairs with the adjacent sides flattened.
[A. Neisser]
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