Definition of Staphylococcus

1. Noun. Spherical Gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies; some cause boils or septicemia or infections.

Exact synonyms: Staph, Staphylococci
Generic synonyms: Cocci, Coccus
Group relationships: Genus Staphylococcus
Derivative terms: Staphylococcal



Definition of Staphylococcus

1. Noun. A spherical gram-positive parasitic bacterium of the genus ''Staphylococcus'', causing blisters, septicemia, and other infections ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Staphylococcus

1. [n -CI]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staphylococcus

stapes mobilization operation
staph
staphs
staphylectomy
staphyledema
staphyline
staphylinid
staphylinids
staphylocidal
staphylococcal
staphylococcal enterotoxin
staphylococcal enterotoxin B
staphylococcal infection
staphylococci
staphylococcic
staphylococcus (current term)
staphylococcuses
staphylokinase
staphylokinases
staphyloma
staphylomata
staphylomatous
staphyloplastic
staphyloplasties
staphyloplasty
staphylotomies
staphylotomy
staphyloxanthin
staple
staple character

Literary usage of Staphylococcus

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1. A Text-book of Pathology by William George MacCallum (1916)
"For the same reason the entrance of the staphylococcus into the circulating blood results in its deposition at numerous points, where it grows into compact ..."

2. A Textbook of bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Hans Zinsser, Frederick Fuller Russell (1922)
"A number of staphylococcus infections in man have been successfully treated with ... Passive immunization with anti-staphylococcus sera lias not been a ..."

3. The Indian Policy of the United States on the Southwestern Frontier, 1830 by Joseph Abner Hill, Philip Hanson Hiss, Hans Zinsser (1914)
"A number of staphylococcus infections in man have been successfully treated with ... staphylococcus PYOGENES ALBUS This coccus differs from staphylococcus ..."

4. Pathological technique by Frank Burr Mallory (1904)
"staphylococcus Pyogenes Albus and. staphylococcus Pyogenes Citreus.—These organisms differ from the staphylococcus pyogenes aureus mainly in the color of ..."

5. A Text-book of Bacteriology by George Miller Sternberg (1901)
"It liquefies gelatin in the same way as does the golden staphylococcus, ... Fortunati has tested the comparative pathogenic power of staphylococcus aureus ..."

6. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1900)
"staphylococcus. Growths obtained on sixth day, previous to which the bottles ... 0 0 staphylococcus. Liver I. Not singed. Liver III. 0 0 staphylococcus. ..."

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