Definition of MRSA noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

MRSA

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈmərsə//
 
, NAmE//ˌɛm ɑr ɛs ˈeɪ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the abbreviation formethicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus(a type of bacteria that cannot be killed by standard antibiotics ) rising rates of MRSA infections in hospitals see also superbug
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