noun \ˈstaf\

medical : a group of bacteria that cause many common illnesses (such as skin infections and food poisoning)

Full Definition of STAPH

Examples of STAPH

  1. a resistant strain of staph

First Known Use of STAPH

circa 1933

Rhymes with STAPH

Medical Dictionary


noun \ˈstaf\

Medical Definition of STAPH

:  staphylococcus 2; also :  an infection with staphylococci


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