Streptococcus salivarius

(redirected from S. salivarius)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

Strep·to·coc·cus sa·li·va·ri·us

a bacterial species found in the human mouth, throat, and nasopharynx, and associated with dental disease.

Strep·to·coc·cus sa·li·va·ri·us

(streptŏ-kokŭs sal-varē-ŭs)
Bacteria present in plaque biofilm that may result in endocarditis and dental decay.