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A strain of bacteria that has become resistant to most antibiotics.
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(Microbiology) informal an infective microorganism that has become resistant to antibiotics
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|Noun||1.||superbug - a strain of bacteria that is resistant to all antibiotics|
|2.||superbug - a strain of pest accidentally imported into Florida from the Middle East then spread to California where it is a very serious pest feeding on almost all vegetable crops and poinsettias|
sweet-potato whitefly - a variety of whitefly
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