diphtheroid

(dif´thә-roid) resembling diphtheria. a bacterium resembling Corynebacterium diphtheriae but not causing diphtheria. pseudodiphtheria.
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diphtheroid

1. One of a group of local infections suggesting diphtheria, but caused by microorganisms other than Corynebacterium diphtheriae. ... Synonym: Epstein's disease, false diphtheria, pseudodiphtheria. ... 2. Any microorganism resembling Corynebacterium diphtheriae. ... Origin: diphtheria + G. Eidos, resemblance ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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diphtheroid

Type: Term Pronunciation: dif′thĕ-royd Definitions: 1. One of a group of local infections suggesting diphtheria, but caused by microorganisms other than Corynebacterium diphtheriae. 2. Any microorganism resembling Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Synonyms: Epstein disease, false diphtheria, pseudodiphtheria
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