Definition of strep in English:

strep

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Pronunciation: /strɛp
 
/

noun

Medicine, 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.

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