Definition of strepto- in English:


Pronunciation: /ˈstrɛptəʊ/

combining form

  • 1Twisted; in the form of a twisted chain: streptomycete
  • 1.1Associated with streptococci or streptomycetes: streptokinase


from Greek streptos 'twisted', from strephein 'to turn'.

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