Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of diphtheritic

  1. :  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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