Relating to or caused by any organism of the genus Staphylococcus.

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staph·y·lo·coc·cal .staf-(ə-)lō-'käk-əl also staph·y·lo·coc·cic -'käk-(s)ik adj of, relating to, caused by, or being a staphylococcus <\staphylococcal infection> <a \staphylococcal organism>

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staph·y·lo·coc·cal (staf″ə-lo-kokґəl) pertaining to or caused by staphylococci.

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  • staphylococcal — also staphylococcic adjective Date: 1900 of, relating to, caused by, or being a staphylococcus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • staphylococcal — See staphylococcus. * * * …   Universalium

  • staphylococcal — adjective Relating to staphylococcus …   Wiktionary

  • staphylococcal — adj. of or pertaining to the staphylococcus bacteria …   English contemporary dictionary

  • staphylococcal — staph·y·lo·coc·cal …   English syllables

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