Synonyms

1. strep

adjective. ['ˈstrɛp'] of or relating to or caused by streptococci.

Synonyms

  • streptococcic

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Example sentences of the word strep


1. Noun, singular or mass
Sulfa drugs were used to treat many illnesses including strep throat, meningitis, pneumonia and dysentery.

2. Adjective
For example, Streptococci can cause strep throat, but not everyone who harbors the bacteria will get sick.

2. strep

noun. ['ˈstrɛp'] spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis.

Synonyms

  • true bacteria
  • genus Streptococcus
  • eubacterium
  • streptococcus
  • eubacteria
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