Definition of Streptococcus. Meaning of Streptococcus. Synonyms of Streptococcus

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Definition of Streptococcus

Streptococcus
Streptococcus Strep`to*coc"cus, n.; pl. Streptococci. [NL., fr. Gr. ? pliant, curved + ? a grain, seed.] (Biol.) A long or short chain of micrococci, more or less curved.

Meaning of Streptococcus from wikipedia

- Streptococcus is a genus of gram-positive coccus (pl.: cocci) or spherical bacteria that belongs to the family Streptococcaceae, within the order Lactobacillales...
- Streptococcus pyogenes is a species of Gram-positive, aerotolerant bacteria in the genus Streptococcus. These bacteria are extracellular, and made up of...
- Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, is a Gram-positive, spherical bacteria, alpha-hemolytic member of the genus Streptococcus. They are usually...
- Streptococcus mutans is a facultatively anaerobic, gram-positive coccus (round bacterium) commonly found in the human oral cavity and is a significant...
- Streptococcus anginosus is a species of Streptococcus. This species, Streptococcus intermedius, and Streptococcus constellatus constitute the anginosus...
- Streptococcus agalactiae (also known as group B streptococcus or GBS) is a gram-positive coccus (round bacterium) with a tendency to form chains (as reflected...
- Streptococcus mitis is a mesophilic alpha-hemolytic species of Streptococcus that inhabits the oral cavity. It is coccus (spherical shaped), gram-positive...
- Streptococcus constellatus is a species of Streptococcus bacteria that is part of the normal flora in the oral cavity, urogenital region, and intestinal...
- Streptococcus dysgalactiae is a gram positive, beta-haemolytic, coccal bacterium belonging to the family Streptococcaceae. It is capable of infecting...
- Streptococcus bovis (S. bovis) is a species of Gram-positive bacteria that in humans is ****ociated with urinary tract infections, endocarditis, sepsis...