Medical Definition of Diphtheria toxoid

1. The formaldehyde-inactivated toxin of corynebacterium diphtheriae. It is generally used in mixtures with tetanus toxoid and pertussis vaccine (dtp) or with tetanus toxoid alone (dt for paediatric use and td, which contains 5- to 10-fold less diphtheria toxoid, for other use). Diphtheria toxoid is used for the prevention of diphtheria; diphtheria antitoxin is for treatment. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diphtheria Toxoid

diphosphonite
diphosphopyridine nucleotide
diphosphoric acid
diphosphorus
diphosphorylated
diphosphothiamin
diphosphotransferases
diphoton
diphotons
diphthamide
diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine
diphtheria antitoxin
diphtheria antitoxin unit
diphtheria toxin
diphtheria toxoid (current term)
diphtherial
diphtherias
diphtheric
diphtheritic
diphtheritic conjunctivitis
diphtheritic enteritis
diphtheritic membrane
diphtheritic neuropathy
diphtheritic paralysis
diphtheritic ulcer
diphtheroid
diphtheroids
diphtherotoxin

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