Definición de streptococcus en inglés:

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streptococcus

Pronunciación: /ˌstreptəˈkäkəs/

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.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Derivados

streptococcal

Pronunciación: /ˌstreptəˈkäk(ə)l/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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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División en sílabas: strep·to·coc·cus

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