"strep" in the noun sense
1. streptococcus, streptococci, strep
spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
"strep" in the adjective sense
1. streptococcal, streptococcic, strep
of or relating to or caused by streptococci
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