HyperDic: staph

English > 1 sense of the word staph:
NOUNanimalstaph, staphylococcus, staphylococcispherical Gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies
staph > pronunciation
Soundsstae'f
Rhymesallograph ... telegraph: 34 rhymes with aef...
English > staph: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningSpherical Gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies; some cause boils or septicemia or infections.
Synonymsstaphylococcus, staphylococci
Member ofgenus StaphylococcusIncludes many pathogenic species
Broadercoccus, cocciAny spherical or nearly spherical bacteria
Spanishestafilococo, staphylococcus
Catalanestafilococ

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