Definitions for STAPHstæf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

staphstæf(n.)

  1. staphylococcus.

    Category: Microbiology

Origin of staph:

1930–35; by shortening

Princeton's WordNet

  1. staphylococcus, staphylococci, staph(noun)

    spherical Gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies; some cause boils or septicemia or infections

Wiktionary

  1. staph(Noun)

    Staphylococcus bacteria and its infection.

  2. Origin: From staphylo + coccus


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