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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains.

Usage examples (30)
  • Would Miss Adelaide really say "streptococci," he asked?
  • 'This means organisms such as streptococci and staphylococci (even MRSA) can be transferred and cause infections like cellulitis (infection of the tissues below the skin).'
  • This cure would be far better than just prescribing an antibiotic for the mutans streptococci.
  • In other diseases brought on by streptococci, the degree of the phagocytosis can also serve as a prognostic. for more
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