diphtheric

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adjective

diph·​the·​ric -ˈther-ik How to pronounce diphtheric (audio) -ˈthir- How to pronounce diphtheric (audio)

diphtheric

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noun

: one suffering from diphtheria

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“Diphtheric.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diphtheric. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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