Definition of Streptococci

1. Noun. Spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis.

Exact synonyms: Strep, Streptococcus
Generic synonyms: Eubacteria, Eubacterium, True Bacteria
Group relationships: Genus Streptococcus
Derivative terms: Strep, Streptococcal



Definition of Streptococci

1. Noun. (plural of streptococcus) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Streptococci

1. streptococcus [n] - See also: streptococcus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Streptococci

strepent
streperous
strepitous
streps
strepsipterous
strepsirrhine
strepsirrhines
streptavadin
streptavidin
strepto-
streptobacilli
streptobacillus
streptocarpus
streptococcal
streptococcal sore throat
streptococci (current term)
streptococcic
streptococcus
streptococcus tonsilitis
streptodornase
streptogramin
streptokinase
streptokinases
streptolysin
streptolysins
streptomyces
streptomycete
streptomycetes
streptomycin
streptomycins

Literary usage of Streptococci

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"They are influenced by streptococci; they are damaged by them without ... While they may be destroyed by the streptococci they are in return rapidly ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1912)
"The various methods of differentiating the above types of streptococci advanced by the different investigators have led to no positive results. ..."

3. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1921)
"The possibility of transfer of erysipelas streptococci to puerperal cases ... Besides causing typical erysipelas, streptococci sometimes give rise to other ..."

4. City Milk Supply by Horatio Newton Parker (1917)
"Ability of the streptococci to Survive Pasteurization.—Because the Smith Streptococcus often is conveyed from man to the udder of the cow and causes ..."

5. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1908)
"CHAPTER X THE streptococci streptococci, as well as staphylococci, were seen long ago by ... Cultures of streptococci from erysipelas ("Streptococcus ..."

6. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1914)
"While in this ) particular case further investiga- ' ' J tion has tended to obliterate any sharp distinctions between erysipelas streptococci and sup- ..."

7. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1914)
"CHAPTER X THE streptococci streptococci, as well as staphylococci, were seen long ago by ... Cultures of streptococci from erysipelas ("Streptococcus ..."

8. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1910)
"CHAPTER X THE streptococci streptococci, as well as staphylococci, were seen long ago by ... Cultures of streptococci from erysipelas ("Streptococcus ..."

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