HyperDic: staphylococcal_infection

English > 1 sense of the expression staphylococcal infection:
NOUNstatestaphylococcal infectionan infection with staphylococcus bacteria
English > staphylococcal infection: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAn infection with staphylococcus bacteria; usually marked by abscess formation.
Narrowerboil, furuncleA painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
carbuncleAn infection larger / larger than a boil and with several openings for discharge of pus
BroaderinfectionThe pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms

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