diphtheritic

adjective
diph·​the·​rit·​ic | \ ˌdif-thə-ˈrit-ik, ˌdip- How to pronounce diphtheritic (audio) \

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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“Diphtheritic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diphtheritic. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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