streptococcus Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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streptococcusnoun [C]

uk   /ˌstrep.təˈkɒk.əs/  us   /-ˈkɑː.kəs/ (plural streptococci ) specialized
a bacterium, many ​types of which ​causedisease: Tonsillitis is ​normallycaused by ​infection with streptococci.
adjective uk   /-ˈkɒk.l̩/  us   /-ˈkɑː.kl̩/
Pneumonia ​tends to be ​caused by streptococcal or ​viralinfection.
(Definition of streptococcus from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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