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diph•the•ri•a



Pronunciation: (dif-thēr'ē-u, dip-), [key]
n. Pathol.
a febrile, infectious disease caused by the bacillus Corynebacterium diphtheriae, and characterized by the formation of a false membrane in the air passages, esp. the throat.

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diphosphoglyceratediphtheritic
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