Definition of Diphtheroids
1. diphtheroid [n] - See also: diphtheroid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diphtheroids
Literary usage of Diphtheroids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. General Pathology: An Introduction to the Study of Medicine, Being a by Horst Oertel (1921)
"... CHAPTER X BACILLUS DIPHTHERIA, diphtheroids THE disease now recognized as diphtheria is of importance not only as a disease of wide distribution, ..."
2. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1916)
"Fox, in a critical study of this relationship, has obtained diphtheroids of ... It would appear conservative to reject the acceptance of diphtheroids as ..."
3. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1918)
"Some authorities believe it possible for these diphtheroids to be capable of being transformed into virulent diphtheria bacilli. This seems improbable. ..."
4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"Smears, Gram stain, staphylococci, diplococci and diphtheroids. ... Cultures—staphylococci, diphtheroids. NOTE—Cultures at no time from this patient were ..."
5. Proceedings of the American Medico-Psychological Association Annual Meeting by American Medico-Psychological Association (1908)
"If O'Brien can cure bacteriemias by the means described, or can even clear the respiratory, intestinal or urinary tracts of diphtheroids or other organisms ..."
6. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1919)
"(3) diphtheroids. Minute, pin-point colonies. (4) Meningo- cocci. The colonies are clear, round, and discrete. (5) Friedlander's bacillus. ..."