strep

[strep]Informal.

noun

adjective


Origin of strep

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

strep

noun

informal short for streptococcus
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Word Origin and History for strepper

strep

1927, in strep throat, short for streptococcus.

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strepper in Medicine

strep

[strĕp]

adj.

Streptococcal.

n.

Streptococcus.
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