staphylo-


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staphylo-

pref.
1. Cluster; resembling a cluster: staphylococcus.
2. The uvula: staphyloplasty.

[New Latin, from Greek staphulē, bunch of grapes.]

staphylo-

combining form
1. uvula: staphyloplasty.
2. resembling a bunch of grapes: staphylococcus.
[from Greek staphulē bunch of grapes, uvula]
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65 Staphylo- coccus aureus Escherichia coli Name of tested sanitizing CFU (*) [10.
Tested microorganisms were gram-positive Staphylo- coccus aureus ATCC 6538P, Bacillus subtilis ATCC 6633, gram-negative Escherichia coli ATTC 25922, Salmonella typhimurium NRRL B 4420, and the yeast like fungi; Candida globrata ATCC 66032 and Candida tropicalis ATCC 13803.
Some of these people may have the antibiotic resistant strain of it, which is known as methicillin resistant staphylo- coccus aureus (MRSA).
0 Scientific Names Citrobacter Staphylo- freundii coccus aureus M SE M SE 1.