strepto-


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strepto-

Curved or twisted (usually relating to organisms thus described).
[G. streptos, twisted, fr. strephō, to twist]

strepto-

pref.
1. Twisted; twisted chain: streptococcus.
2. Streptococcus: streptolysin.

strepto-

prefix meaning "twisted": streptobacilli, streptococcal, streptomicrodactyly.

strepto-

Prefix meaning curved or twisted (usually relating to organisms thus described).
[G. streptos, twisted, fr. strephō, to twist]

strepto-

Combining form denoting twisted, chain-like or coiled.

strepto-

prefix denoting twisted.

strepto-

Combining form meaning curved or twisted (usually relating to organisms thus described).
[G. streptos, twisted, fr. strepho, to twist]

strepto-

word element. [Gr.] twisted.