Complete Definition of "diphtheria"

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Noun
diphtheria

  1. pathology A highly infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract characterised by a sore throat, fever and causing difficulty in breathing. It is caused by a bacterium which produces a toxin that leads to inflammation of the heart and nervous system.

Derived terms
diphtherial
diphtheric
diphtheritic

Translations
Catalan: diftèria f :ca:diftèria|(ca)
French: diphthérie f :fr:diphthérie|(fr)
German: Diphtherie f :de:Diphtherie|(de)
Spanish: difteria f :es:difteria|(es)

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Revision and Credits for"diphtheria"
  • 2007-07-08 04:00 - AutoFormat - gender -[[diftèria]] ''f'' [[:ca:diftèria|(ca)]] +[[diftèria]] {{f}} [[:ca:diftèria|(ca)]], gender -[[diphthérie]] ''f'' [[:fr:diphthérie|(fr)]] +[[diphthérie]] {{f}} [[:fr:diphthérie|(fr)]], gender -[[Diphtherie]] ''f'' [[:de:Diphtherie|(de)

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