mitis

adjective
mi·​tis | \ ˈmīt-əs How to pronounce mitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of mitis

: tending to be less virulent than the average used especially of strains of diphtheria bacilli — compare gravis, intermedius

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“Mitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mitis. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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