Definition of Diphtheritic

1. a. Pertaining to, or connected with, diphtheria.

Definition of Diphtheritic

1. Adjective. (medicine) Resembling or related to diphtheria. ¹

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Definition of Diphtheritic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Diphtheritic

1. 1. Pertaining to, or connected with, diphtheria. 2. Having characteristics resembling those of diphtheria; as, diphtheritic inflammation of the bladder. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Diphtheritic

diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine
diphtheria antitoxin
diphtheria antitoxin unit
diphtheria toxin
diphtheria toxoid
diphtheritic (current term)
diphtheritic conjunctivitis
diphtheritic enteritis
diphtheritic membrane
diphtheritic neuropathy
diphtheritic paralysis
diphtheritic ulcer
diphthine methyltransferase

Literary usage of Diphtheritic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"Harm may also ensue when meteorism is already present, or when it is due to mechanical obstruction or peritonitis. Antitoxin in diphtheritic Paralyses. ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"The monograph by Thin and the article by Manson in Allbutt'p System give very full descriptions of the disease. diphtheritic OR ..."

3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1862)
"ON diphtheritic ULCER OF THE UTERUS. By ROBERT ELLIS, Esq., Obstetric Surgeon to the Chelsea and Belgrave Dispensary. [The real diphtheritic ulcer of the ..."

4. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1897)
"diphtheritic CONJUNCTIVITIS. BY MYLES STANDISH, MD, BOSTON, MASS. Last year I read a paper before this society on the importance of having a bacteriological ..."

5. A Text-book of practical medicine, with particular reference to physiology by Felix von Niemeyer (1883)
"diphtheritic inflammation, in which a fibrinous exudation is deposited in the tissue ... diphtheritic pharyngitis, however, does not occur as a primary and ..."

6. Diseases of the Stomach and Intestines by Robert Coleman Kemp (1910)
"It sometimes assumes a diphtheritic type, in which case other bacteria are ... diphtheritic DYSENTERY This may be found in combination with amebic dysentery ..."

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