HyperDic: staphylococcus

English > 1 sense of the word staphylococcus:
NOUNanimalstaphylococcus, staphylococci, staphspherical Gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies
staphylococcus > pronunciation
Soundsstae.fahlahkao'kahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > staphylococcus: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningSpherical Gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies; some cause boils or septicemia or infections.
Synonymsstaphylococci, staph
Member ofgenus StaphylococcusIncludes many pathogenic species
Broadercoccus, cocciAny spherical or nearly spherical bacteria
Spanishestafilococo, staphylococcus
Catalanestafilococ
Adjectivesstaphylococcalof or relating to the staphylococcus bacteria

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