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strep

[ strep ]
/ strɛp /
Informal.
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noun

adjective

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Origin of strep

First recorded in 1930–35; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for strep

strep
/ (strɛp) /

noun

informal short for streptococcus
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Medical definitions for strep

strep
[ strĕp ]

adj.

Streptococcal.

n.

Streptococcus.
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