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diphtheritic

adjective diph·the·rit·ic \ ˌdif-thə-ˈrit-ik, ˌdip- \

medical Definition of diphtheritic

:relating to, produced in, or affected with diphtheria
  • a diphtheritic membrane
  • a diphtheritic child
; also :resembling diphtheria especially in the formation of a false membrane
  • diphtheritic dysentery

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