mitis

adjective

mi·​tis ˈmīt-əs How to pronounce mitis (audio)
: 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 24 Jul. 2024.

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