Neisseriaceae

noun plural
Neis·​ser·​i·​a·​ce·​ae | \ nī-ˌsir-ē-ˈā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Neisseriaceae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Neisseriaceae

: a small family of spherical nonmotile gram-negative bacteria (order Neisseriales) that are obligate parasites of warm-blooded vertebrates

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“Neisseriaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Neisseriaceae. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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