strepto-
combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from streptos twisted, from strephein to twist 1. twisted ; twisted chain <
streptococcus
>
2. streptococcus <
streptokinase
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • strepto- — ♦ Élément, du gr. streptos « contourné, recourbé ». ⇒STREPTO , élém. formant I. Élém. tiré du gr. « tourné, tressé, recourbé », de « je tourne, j enroule », entrant dans la constr. de mots sav. appartenant le plus souvent au vocab. de la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • strepto — Element prim de compunere savantă cu sensul de răsucit , întors , contorsionat . [< fr., it. strepto , cf. gr. streptos]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  STREPTO /STREPSI elem. răsucit, spiralat ; streptococ . (< fr. strepto …   Dicționar Român

  • strepto... — strepto...   [griechisch streptós »gedreht geflochten«, »Halskette«], vor Vokalen verkürzt zu strept..., Wortbildungselement mit den Bedeutungen: 1) kettenförmig angeordnet, z. B. Streptokokken; 2) die Streptokokken betreffend oder durch sie… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • strepto- — [strep′tō, strep′tə] combining form 1. twisted chain 2. streptococcus …   English World dictionary

  • strepto- — a combining form meaning twisted, used in the formation of compound words: streptococcus. [comb. form of Gk streptós pliant, twisted, twined, equiv. to strep (var. s. of stréphein to twist) + tos verbid suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • strepto- — Curved or twisted (usually relating to organisms thus described). [G. streptos, twisted, fr. strepho, to twist] …   Medical dictionary

  • Strepto- — Strep|to , vor Vokalen Strept [griech. streptós = gewunden, gewandt, Halsband]: Bestimmungswort von Zus. mit den Bed.: 1) »kettenförmig angeordnet«, z. B. Streptokokken; 2) »auf Streptokokken bezogen«, z. B. Streptolysin …   Universal-Lexikon

  • strepto- — 1strèp·to conf. TS scient. contorto, ripiegato {{line}} {{/line}} ETIMO: dal gr. streptós attorcigliato, ritorto . 2strèp·to conf. TS scient. streptococco, relativo a streptococco: streptolisina {{line}} {{/line}} ETIMO: tratto da streptococco …   Dizionario italiano

  • strepto... — strep|to..., Strep|to..., vor Vokalen auch strept..., Strept... <aus gr. streptós »gedreht, geflochten; Halskette«> Wortbildungselement mit den Bedeutungen: a) »kettenförmig angeordnet«, z. B. Streptokokke; b) »die Streptokokken betreffend… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • strepto- — combining form twisted; in the form of a twisted chain: streptomycete. ↘associated with streptococci or streptomycetes: streptokinase. Origin from Gk streptos twisted …   English new terms dictionary

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