Staphylococcosis



staphylococcosis staph·y·lo·coc·co·sis (stāf’ə-lō-kŏ-kō’sĭs)
n. pl. staph·y·lo·coc·co·ses (-sēz)
Infection by a species of Staphylococcus.

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