Origin of strep
Examples from the Web for strep
When it will hit: 24 hours before you come down with strep throat.
UNDERWOOD: (to camera as he strides away) Fear is like mosquitos; hesitation like strep throat.Frank Underwood Will Not Tolerate Insubordination in This Olive Garden|Kelly Williams Brown|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The clinical disease resulting from strep or any of the other organisms is more or less the same.Don’t Blame Spider Bite for Felling Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman|Kent Sepkowitz|May 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Strepera, strep′e-ra, n. an Australian genus of corvine passerine birds, the crow-shrikes.
British Dictionary definitions for strep
Word Origin and History for strep
1927, in strep throat, short for streptococcus.