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MRSA Line breaks: MRSA
Pronunciation: /ɛmɑːrɛsˈeɪ/

Definition of MRSA in English:

noun

[mass noun]

Origin

1970s: abbreviation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

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