streptococcal

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adjective strep·to·coc·cal \ ˌstrep-tə-ˈkä-kəl \
variants: or less commonly streptococcic play \-ˈkä-kik, -ˈkäk-sik\

Definition of streptococcal

:of, relating to, caused by, or being streptococci
  • a streptococcal sore throat
  • streptococcal organisms

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First Known Use of streptococcal

1877


Medical Dictionary

streptococcal

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adjective strep·to·coc·cal \ ˌstrep-tə-ˈkäk-əl \
variants: also streptococcic play \-ˈkäk-(s)ik\

medical Definition of streptococcal

:of, relating to, caused by, or being streptococci
  • a streptococcal sore throat
  • streptococcal organisms
  • streptococcal gingivitis

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