staph

[ staf ]
/ stæf /

noun Informal.

Origin of staph

First recorded in 1930–35; by shortening

Can be confused

staff staph
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Medicine definitions for staph

staph

[ stăf ]

n.

Staphylococcus.

Related forms

staph adj.
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