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1) staphylococcus. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. staphˇyˇloˇcocˇci (-kks, -kk) A spherical gram-positive parasitic bacterium of the genus Staphylococcus, usually occurring in grapelike clusters...

2) oxacillin. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...penicillin effective against penicillin-resistant infections, especially those of staphylococci. ox(o)- + a(zole) + (peni)cillin....

3) penicillinase. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of various enzymes that are produced by certain bacteria, including most strains of staphylococci, and that hydrolyze and inactivate penicillin. They are used...

4) cloxacillin. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...antibiotic of the penicillin group that is used primarily to treat infections caused by staphylococci, streptococci, or pneumococci. c(h)l(oro)- + ox(o)- + a(zo)-...

5) impetigo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...mainly infants and children. The causative organisms are either hemolytic streptococci or staphylococci. The eruption consists of small red spots or blisters that...

6) penicillin G. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...compound, used primarily in the form of its stable salts to treat infections caused by staphylococci and streptococci. Also called benzylpenicillin....

7) vancomycin. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Streptomyces orientalis, found in Indonesian and Indian soil, and effective against staphylococci and spirochetes. vanco-, of unknown origin + -mycin....

8) methicillin. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...and most commonly used in treatment of infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococci. meth- + (pen)icillin....

9) lincomycin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...activity to erythromycin, it is effective against most gram-positive organisms including staphylococci, some streptococci, and anaerobic bacteria of the genus Clostridium...

10) erythromycin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...is most effective against gram-positive bacteria such as pneumococci, streptococci, and some staphylococci (see Gram's stain). The antibiotic also has some effect...

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