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strep throat

Syllabification: strep throat

Definition of strep throat in English:

noun

North American
A sore throat with fever caused by streptococcal infection.
Example sentences
  • Unlike other causes of sore throat, strep throat is treatable.
  • Children with strep throat have a sore throat and may have tummy pain or a red rash with small spots.
  • But how do you know which sore throat is a strep throat infection?

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