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Noun: strep  strep
Usage: informal
  1. Spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
    - streptococcus, streptococci
Adjective: strep  strep
Usage: informal
  1. Of or relating to or caused by streptococci
    - streptococcal, streptococcic

Derived forms: streps

Type of: eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria

Part of: genus Streptococcus

Encyclopedia: Strep