staph


staph

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

staph

noun \ˈstaf\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STAPH

: staphylococcus 2; also : an infection with staphylococci

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