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Meaning of STREP THROAT

Pronunciation:  strep throwt

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
 
 Synonyms: septic sore throat, streptococcal sore throat, streptococcus tonsilitis, throat infection
 
 See Also: infection, pharyngitis, raw throat, sore throat

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: One of the diseases caused by the streptococcal bacteria. Generally, symptoms include a sore throat, fever, swollen glands, and general body aches. Strep Throat is treated with antibiotics.
 

 

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