neisserian

adjective
neis·​se·​ri·​an | \ nī-ˈsir-ē-ən How to pronounce neisserian (audio) \
variants: or neisserial \ -​ē-​əl How to pronounce neisserial (audio) \

Medical Definition of neisserian

: of, relating to, or caused by bacteria of the genus Neisseria a neisserian culture neisserian infections

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“Neisserian.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neisserian. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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