an|ti|diph|the|rit|ic «AN tee DIHP thuh RIHT ihk, -DIHF-», noun, adjective.
an agent or drug that prevents or cures diphtheria.
that acts as an antidiphtheritic.

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  • diph|the|rit|ic — «DIHF thuh RIHT ihk, DIHP », adjective. 1. of or like diphtheria. 2. suffering from diphtheria or the diphtheria bacillus …   Useful english dictionary

  • diph — diph·the·ria; diph·the·rit·ic; diph·thong·al; diph·thong·ic; diph·thong·iza·tion; diph·thong·ize; diph·y·es; an·ti·diph·the·rit·ic; diph·ther·ic; diph·the·roid; diph·thong; diph·the·ri·al; diph·the·ri·an; diph·thong·al·ly; …   English syllables

  • rit — al·eu·rit·ic; am·rit; an·cho·rit·ess; an·cho·rit·ic; an·cho·rit·ism; an·ti·neu·rit·ic; bac·te·rit·ic; ba·rit; chlo·rit·i·za·tion; cza·rit·za; de·lee·rit; diph·the·rit·ic; fer·rit·ic; for·rit; for·rit·some; ga·ba·rit; heau·ta·rit; lau·rit·sen;… …   English syllables

  • diphtheritic — diph·the·rit·ic .dif thə rit ik, .dip adj relating to, produced in, or affected with diphtheria <a diphtheritic membrane> <a diphtheritic child> also resembling diphtheria esp. in the formation of a false membrane <diphtheritic… …   Medical dictionary

  • diphtheria — diph•the•ri•a [[t]dɪfˈθɪər i ə, dɪp [/t]] n. pat a febrile infectious disease caused by the bacillus Corynebacterium diphtheriae, and characterized by the formation of a false membrane in the air passages, esp. the throat • Etymology: 1850–55;… …   From formal English to slang

  • diphtheritic — diph·the·rit·ic …   English syllables

  • antidiphtheritic — an·ti·diph·the·rit·ic …   English syllables

  • ic — ot·ic; zo·ic; IC; ac·a·dem·ic; ac·ro·bat·ic; ac·ro·me·gal·ic; ac·ro·nar·cot·ic; acryl·ic; adon·ic; ae·ol·ic; aero·stat·ic; al·ca·ic; al·co·hol·ic; al·go·gen·ic; al·pha·nu·mer·ic; al·ta·ic; am·har·ic; am·o·rit·ic; an·al·pha·bet·ic; an·a·lyt·ic;… …   English syllables

  • Antidiphtheritic — An ti*diph the*rit ic, a. (Med.) Destructive to, or hindering the growth of, diphtheria bacilli. n. An antidiphtheritic agent. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diphtheritic — Diph the*rit ic, a. (Med.) 1. Pertaining to, or connected with, diphtheria. [1913 Webster] 2. Having characteristics resembling those of diphtheria; as, diphtheritic inflammation of the bladder. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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