Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Definitions of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  1. noun
    the pus-producing bacterium that causes gonorrhea
    synonyms: gonococcus
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    type of:
    bacteria, bacterium
    (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
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