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staphylococcus

Saltos de línea: staphylo|coc¦cus
Pronunciación: /ˌstafɪlə(ʊ)ˈkɒkəs
 
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Definición de staphylococcus en inglés:

sustantivo (plural staphylococci /-ˈkɒk(s)ʌɪ, -ˈkɒk(s)iː/)

A bacterium of a genus that includes many pathogenic kinds that cause pus formation, especially in the skin and mucous membranes.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Stallsafe is effective against salmonella, e-coli, staphylococcus, streptococcus, listeria and many more bacteria, molds & fungi.
  • It can kill staphylococci, streptococci, salmonella, E-coli and MRSA.
  • The only organisms isolated were diphtheroids, coagulase-negative staphylococci, and micrococci.

Origen

modern Latin, from Greek staphulē 'bunch of grapes' + kokkos 'berry'.

Derivados

staphylococcal

1
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Common bacteria involved in brain abscesses include streptococcal and staphylococcal bacteria.
  • The streptococcal pyrogenic exotoxins together with the staphylococcal enterotoxin build a large family of bacterial superantigens.
  • Sputum and tissue cultures usually reveal staphylococcal or streptococcal organisms as causative pathogens.

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