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Origin of staph
First recorded in 1930–35; by shortening
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH staphstaff staph
Words nearby staph
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Example sentences from the Web for staph
Or … whole swaths of the planet could be ravaged by drug-resistant strains of staph infection or tuberculosis.Plague or Plenty? New Report Envisions the World in 2030|Eli Lake|December 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Medical definitions for staph
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Other words from staphstaph adj.
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