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staphylococcal infection

Definitions of staphylococcal infection
  1. noun
    an infection with staphylococcus bacteria; usually marked by abscess formation
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    types:
    boil, furuncle
    a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
    carbuncle
    an infection larger than a boil and with several openings for discharge of pus
    gumboil
    a boil or abscess on the gums
    type of:
    infection
    the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
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