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Noun: strep throat  strep throwt
Usage: N. Amer
  1. An infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
    - streptococcal sore throat, streptococcus tonsilitis, septic sore throat, throat infection

Derived forms: strep throats

Type of: infection, pharyngitis, raw throat, sore throat

Encyclopedia: Strep throat