nounMedicine , informal
Short for streptococcus.
More example sentences
- His wife Sally was rushed into emergency surgery on Friday with the strep A bacteria infecting her leg.
- During this period Jonas Salk was in medical school, becoming a research assistant to a chemistry professor and developing ways to harvest the strep bacterium for further study.
- They react to tissues in the heart valves as though they were the strep bacteria and cause the heart valves to thicken and scar.
Definition of strep in:
- The British & World English dictionary