Neisseria

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(nī-sē′rē-ă )

[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)

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