Meaning of “MRSA” in the English Dictionary

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"MRSA" in British English

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MRSAnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌem.ɑːr.esˈeɪ/ us /ˌem.ɑːr.esˈeɪ/ specialized

methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a type of bacterium (= an extremely small organism) that cannot be treated by most antibiotics

(Definition of “MRSA” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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