Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms
group a streptococcus in Medicine

group A streptococcus

n.
  1. A common but virulent streptococcus that kills the tissue it infects and produces toxins that trigger a form of shock that affects the vital organs.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.