alpha-hemolytic streptococci


Streptococci that partially lyse red blood cells cultured on a blood agar medium, producing a green color around the cell colonies.

Nearby words

  1. alpha-aminosuccinic acid,
  2. alpha-beta brass,
  3. alpha-blocker,
  4. alpha-fetoprotein,
  5. alpha-fucosidase,
  6. alpha-hydroxy acid,
  7. alpha-interferon,
  8. alpha-ketoglutaric acid,
  9. alpha-linolenic acid,
  10. alpha-lipoprotein

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