adjective see staphylococcal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • staphylococcic — See staphylococcal. * * * …   Universalium

  • staphylococcic — Relating to or caused by any species of Staphylococcus. * * * staph·y·lo·coc·cic (staf″ə lo kokґsik) staphylococcal …   Medical dictionary

  • staphylococcic — adj. of or pertaining to the staphylococcus bacteria …   English contemporary dictionary

  • staphylococcic — staph·y·lo·coc·cic …   English syllables

  • staphylococcic — |stafəlō|käksik, sēk adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary staphylococc (from New Latin Staphylococcus) + ic : caused by a staphylococcus …   Useful english dictionary

  • novobiocin — noun Etymology: novo (perhaps modification of Latin niveus snowy, specific epithet of the bacterium Streptomyces niveus) + bi + mycin Date: 1956 a weak dibasic acid C31H36N2O11 that is highly toxic to humans and is sometimes used as an… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • staphylococcal — also staphylococcic adjective Date: 1900 of, relating to, caused by, or being a staphylococcus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • staphylococcus — staphylococcal /staf euh leuh kok euhl/, staphylococcic /staf euh leuh kok sik/, adj. /staf euh leuh kok euhs/, n., pl. staphylococci / kok suy/. Bacteriol. any of several spherical bacteria of the genus Staphylococcus, occurring in pairs,… …   Universalium

  • periporitis — Miliary papules and papulovesicles with staphylococcic infection; most frequently on the face and in infants. [peri + G. poros, pore, + itis, inflammation] * * * peri·po·ri·tis (per″ĭ pə riґtis) a staphylococcal infection… …   Medical dictionary

  • ristocetin — An antibiotic produced by the fermentation of Amycolatopsis orientalis lurida, comprising two substances; r. A and r. B; it is useful against staphylococcic and enterococcic infections refractory to other antibiotics. * * * ris·to·ce·tin .ris tə… …   Medical dictionary

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