Definición de streptococcus en inglés:

streptococcus

Silabificación: strep·to·coc·cus
Pronunciación: /ˌstreptəˈkäkəs
 
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sustantivo (plural streptococci /-ˈkäksī, -sē/)

  • A bacterium of a genus that includes the agents of souring of milk and dental decay, and hemolytic pathogens causing various infections such as scarlet fever and pneumonia.
    • Genus Streptococcus; Gram-positive cocci in pairs and chains
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Then a starter culture of lactic streptococci and lactobacilli bacteria is added.
    • Other agents occasionally implicated are pneumococci, staphylococci, streptococci, and Candida albicans.
    • Impetigo is a skin infection that is generally caused by one of two bacteria: Group A streptococcus or Staphylococcus aureus.

Derivativos

streptococcal

Pronunciación: /-ˈkäkəl/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The pink skin and welts came from an interesting side effect of infection from the streptococcal bacteria that cause strep throat.
  • Common bacteria involved in brain abscesses include streptococcal and staphylococcal bacteria.
  • It's a mystery why all cases of rheumatic fever occur after a sore throat that was caused by streptococcal bacteria, but only a few cases of strep throat lead to rheumatic fever.

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