Definition of neisserian in English:

neisserian

Pronunciation /ˌnʌɪˈsɪərɪən/

adjective

rare Microbiology
  • = neisserial .

    Used especially with reference to the causative agent of gonorrhoea, Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Scientific Monthly. From Neisseria + -an.