pertaining to diphtheria.
affected by diphtheria.
- Also diph·the·ri·al [dif-theer-ee-uhl, dip-], /dɪfˈθɪər i əl, dɪp-/, diph·ther·ic [dif-ther-ik, dip-]. /dɪfˈθɛr ɪk, dɪp-/.
- diph·the·rit·i·cal·ly, adverb
- an·ti·diph·the·rit·ic, adjective, noun
- non·diph·the·ri·al, adjective
- non·diph·ther·ic, adjective
- non·diph·the·rit·ic, adjective
- post·diph·the·ri·al, adjective
- post·diph·ther·ic, adjective
- post·diph·the·rit·ic, adjective
- pre·diph·the·rit·ic, adjective
- pseu·do·diph·the·ri·al, adjective
- pseu·do·diph·ther·ic, adjective
- pseu·do·diph·the·rit·ic, adjective
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How to use diphtheritic in a sentence
Later came the memorable attack of diphtheritic sore throat, that made them all so kind.The Open Question | Elizabeth Robins
You've only got a weak chest, but I've got a diphtheritic throat!The Open Question | Elizabeth Robins
It is called "false" croup, because "true" croup is always diphtheritic and is a very serious disease.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.) | Grant Hague
Until lately doctors used to risk their life in treating the throats of diphtheritic patients.Major Prophets of To-Day | Edwin E. Slosson
Send package 1,500 units diphtheritic Serum marked with my name to station.The Depot Master | Joseph C. Lincoln