prediphtheritic

diphtheritic

[dif-thuh-rit-ik, dip-]
adjective Pathology.
1.
pertaining to diphtheria.
2.
affected by diphtheria.
Also, diphtherial [dif-theer-ee-uhl, dip-] , diphtheric [dif-ther-ik, dip-] .


Origin:
1840–50; earlier diphtherit(is) (see diphtheria, -itis) + -ic

diphtheritically, adverb
antidiphtheritic, adjective, noun
nondiphtherial, adjective
nondiphtheric, adjective
nondiphtheritic, adjective
postdiphtherial, adjective
postdiphtheric, adjective
postdiphtheritic, adjective
prediphtheritic, adjective
pseudodiphtherial, adjective
pseudodiphtheric, adjective
pseudodiphtheritic, adjective
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