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streptococcal

 [strep″to-kok´al]
pertaining to or due to a streptococcus.
streptococcal sore throat “strep throat,” a sore throat caused by a streptococcus; symptoms are more severe than in ordinary sore throat and may include high fever, swelling of lymph nodes of the neck, and a rash. Treatment is usually with antibiotics. See also rheumatic fever.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

strep·to·coc·cal

(strep'tō-kok'ăl),
Relating to or caused by any organism of the genus Streptococcus.
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strep·to·coc·cal

(strep'tō-kok'ăl)
Relating to or caused by any organism of the genus Streptococcus.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Streptococcal ( Streptococcus )

Pertaining to any of the Streptococcus bacteria. These organisms can cause pneumonia, skin infections, and many other diseases.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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