staph

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noun \ˈstaf\

Definition of staph

  1. :  staphylococcus; also :  an infection with staphylococci

Examples of staph in a sentence

  1. a resistant strain of staph

Circa 1933

First Known Use of staph

circa 1933


STAPH Defined for English Language Learners

staph

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noun \ˈstaf\

Definition of staph for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

staph

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noun \ˈstaf\

Medical Definition of staph

  1. :  staphylococcus 2; also :  an infection with staphylococci

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