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diphtheroid

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adjective diph·the·roid \ˈdif-thə-ˌrȯid\

Definition of diphtheroid

  1. :  resembling diphtheria

1861

First Known Use of diphtheroid

1861


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diphtheroid

noun diph·the·roid

Definition of diphtheroid

  1. :  a bacterium (especially genus Corynebacterium) that resembles the bacterium of diphtheria but does not produce diphtheria toxin

1908

First Known Use of diphtheroid

1908


Medical Dictionary

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diphtheroid

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adjective diph·the·roid \ˈdif-thə-ˌrȯid\

Medical Definition of diphtheroid

  1. :  resembling diphtheria


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diphtheroid

noun diph·the·roid

Medical Definition of diphtheroid

  1. :  a bacterium (especially genus Corynebacterium) that resembles the bacterium of diphtheria but does not produce diphtheria toxin


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