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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Spherical Gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies.

Usage examples (37)
  • Anytime the term staph infection is mentioned in the fight game opponents and gym mates run for the hills.
  • A smiling seventh grader, now one of the latest victims of the so-called staph super bug.
  • Well, parents and health officials, they're all on alert, after a 12-year-old dies from the so-called staph superbug.
  • WHITFIELD: And now parents and health officials, well, they are on alert after a 12-year-old died from so-called staph superbug. for more
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