Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

MRSA

noun
     
MRSA [uncountable] medical
the name for a group of bacteria that cannot be treated with normal antibiotic drugs. These bacteria are also called superbugs, and are found in many hospitals.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary