Neisseriaceae

noun plural
Neis·ser·i·a·ce·ae | \ nī-ˌsir-ē-ˈā-sē-ˌē \

Medical Definition of Neisseriaceae 

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

Learn More about Neisseriaceae

Share Neisseriaceae

Dictionary Entries near Neisseriaceae

Negri body

Negro

Neisseria

Neisseriaceae

neisserian

nelfinavir

nema

Comments on Neisseriaceae

What made you want to look up Neisseriaceae? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

by word of mouth

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!