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staphylo-

, staphyl-
Resemblance to a grape or a bunch of grapes, hence relating usually to staphylococci or, in older use, to the uvula palatina.
See also: uvulo-.
[G. staphylē, a bunch of grapes]
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staphylo-

, staphyl-
Combining forms indicating resemblance to a grape or a bunch of grapes, hence relating usually to staphylococci or to the uvula of the soft palate.
[G. staphylē, a bunch of grapes]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

staphylo-

Combining form meaning resemblance to a grape or a bunch of grapes, hence relating usually to staphylococci or, in older use, to the uvula palatina.
[G. staphyle, a bunch of grapes]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Amoxicillin 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Scientific Names Citrobacter Staphylo- freundii coccus aureus M SE M SE 1.
Can often bacitracin, be associated with neomycin, polymycin B candidiasis, staphylo- applied topically or coccus epidermidus, a systemic antibio- or riboflavin defi- tic.
MRSA means Staphylo- coccus aureus that is resistant to an antibiotic called methicillin - and many other commonly prescribed antibiotics are not effective, either.
Infected ties are carrying MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylo- coccus Aureus) and other potentially fatal bugs from patient to patient.