Definition of Neisseria gonorrhoeae

1. Noun. The pus-producing bacterium that causes gonorrhea.

Exact synonyms: Gonococcus
Generic synonyms: Bacteria, Bacterium



Medical Definition of Neisseria gonorrhoeae

1. A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria primarily found in purulent venereal discharges. It is the causative agent of gonorrhoea. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neisseria Gonorrhoeae

neighbouring
neighbouring(a)
neighbouring group
neighbouring group participation
neighbourless
neighbourliness
neighbourly
neighbours
neighbourship
neighbourships
neighed
neighing
neighings
neighs
neishout
neisseria gonorrhoeae (current term)
neisseria meningitidis
neisseriaceae
neisseriaceae infections
neisseriae
neist
neither
neither fish, flesh, nor fowl
neither fish, flesh, nor good red herring
neither fish nor fowl
neither here nor there
neive
neives
nek
nekkid

Literary usage of Neisseria gonorrhoeae

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1. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... antibodies to neisseria gonorrhoeae in sena of asymptomatic females at low nisk of infection. Identification of antibodies with this device may indicate ..."

2. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"Antibiotic-resistant strains of neisseria gonorrhoeae. policy guidelines for detection, management, and control MMWR [Suppl 5] 1987; 36. ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... sexually transmitted disease (STD) infection rates (Chlamydia trachomatis, neisseria gonorrhoeae, Trichomonas vaginalis, and herpes simplex virus), ..."

4. What comes from what, or, The relationships of animals and plants by Charles L. Abbott (1922)
"neisseria gonorrhoeae—gonorrhoea. Micrococcus meningitidis—cerebro-spinal meningitis. and chokes tubular wells with deposits of iron. ..."

5. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Screening for Gonorrhea— Including Ocular Prophylaxis in Newborns RECOMMENDATION Routine screening for neisseria gonorrhoeae is recommended for asymptomatic ..."

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