strep throat(redirected from group A streptococcus)
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An infection of the throat caused by streptococcal bacteria and marked by fever, pain, and enlargement of lymph nodes.
an acute sore throat caused by hemolytic streptococci.
Infection of the throat caused by streptococcus bacteria. Symptoms include fever, redness of the throat, and inflammation of the tonsils.
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|Noun||1.||strep throat - an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus|
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
n (esp US inf) → Halsentzündung f
n. infección y dolor de garganta causados por un estreptococo.