strep throat

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strep throat

n.
An infection of the throat caused by streptococcal bacteria and marked by fever, pain, and enlargement of lymph nodes.
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strep′ throat′


n.
an acute sore throat caused by hemolytic streptococci.
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strep throat

(strĕp)
Infection of the throat caused by streptococcus bacteria. Symptoms include fever, redness of the throat, and inflammation of the tonsils.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strep throat - an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
pharyngitis, raw throat, sore throat - inflammation of the fauces and pharynx
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
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Translations

strep throat

n (esp US inf) → Halsentzündung f
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strep throat

n. infección y dolor de garganta causados por un estreptococo.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Bacteria implicated in the infections included coagulase-negative Staphylococcus and alpha-hemolytic Streptococcus
coli, 29 cases (2.16%), Staphylococcus epidermis, 26 cases (1.94%), Enterobacter aeruginosa, 52 cases (3.88%), Pseudomonas, 8 cases (0.59%), alpha-hemolytic Streptococcus, 7 cases (0.52%), Streptococcus pneumoniae, 2 cases (0.14%), respectively (Table 1).
Genius Count (percent) Staphylococcus aureus 56 (31.12) Enterobacter aeruginosa 52 (28.88) Escherichia coli 29 (16.12) Staphylococcus epidermis 26 (14.44) Pseudomonas 8 (4.44) alpha-hemolytic Streptococcus 7 (3.88) Streptococcus pneumoniae 2 (1.12) Total 180 (100%)