[nahy-suh] /ˈnaɪ sə/
a river in N Europe, flowing N from the NW Czech Republic along part of the boundary between Germany and Poland to the Oder River. 145 miles (233 km) long.
Also called Glatzer Neisse (ˈɡlɑːtsə). a river in SW Poland, rising on the northern Czech border, and flowing northeast to join the Oder near Brzeg. Length: about 193 km (120 miles) Polish name Nysa
Also called Lusatian Neisse. a river in E Europe, rising near Liberec in the Czech Republic and flowing north to join the Oder: forms part of the German–Polish border. Length: 225 km (140 miles)
Neisser Neis·ser (nī’sər), Albert Ludwig Sigesmund. 1855-1916. German bacteriologist and physician who discovered (1879) the gonococcal bacterium that causes gonorrhea.
[nahy-seer-ee-uh] /naɪˈsɪər i ə/ noun, plural neisseriae [nahy-seer-seer-ee-ee] /naɪˈsɪərˈsɪər iˌi/ (Show IPA). Bacteriology. 1. any of several spherical bacteria of the genus Neisseria, certain species of which, as N. gonorrhoeae, are pathogenic for humans. Neisseria Neis·se·ri·a (nī-sēr’ē-ə) n. A genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria containing gram-negative cocci and including the causative agents and […]
- Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Neisseria gonorrhoeae Neisseria gon·or·rhoe·ae (gŏn’ə-rē’ē) n. Gonococcus.
- Neisseria meningitidis
Neisseria meningitidis Neisseria men·in·git·i·dis (měn’ĭn-jĭt’ĭ-dĭs) n. The bacteria that is the causative agent of cerebrospinal meningitis; meningococcus.