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Dictionary entry overview: What does streptococci mean?
• STREPTOCOCCI (noun)
The noun STREPTOCOCCI has 1 sense:
1. spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
Familiarity information: STREPTOCOCCI used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
Nouns denoting animals
Hypernyms ("streptococci" is a kind of...):
Holonyms ("streptococci" is a member of...):
genus Streptococcus (a genus of bacteria)
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