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We found 47 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word diphtheria:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. diphtheria: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. diphtheria: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. diphtheria: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. diphtheria: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. diphtheria: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. diphtheria: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Diphtheria, diphtheria: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. diphtheria: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. diphtheria: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. diphtheria: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. diphtheria: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. diphtheria: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. diphtheria: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. diphtheria: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. diphtheria: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. diphtheria: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Diphtheria: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Diphtheria: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. diphtheria: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. diphtheria: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Diphtheria: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Diphtheria: Encarta® Online Encyclopedia, North American Edition [home, info]
  23. Diphtheria: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. diphtheria: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. diphtheria: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  26. diphtheria: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. diphtheria: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. diphtheria: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. diphtheria: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. diphtheria: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (14 matching dictionaries)
  1. Diphtheria: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Diphtheria: Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Diphtheria: Merck Manuals [home, info]
  4. Diphtheria: MedFriendly Glossary [home, info]
  5. diphtheria: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  6. Diphtheria: Health and Wellness Dictionary [home, info]
  7. DIPHTHERIA: Probert Encyclopaedia of Medicine [home, info]
  8. Diphtheria: Specific Diseases/Disorders [home, info]
  9. Diphtheria: MEDLINE plus Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia [home, info]
  10. Diphtheria: National Immunization Program Glossary [home, info]
  11. diphtheria: Parents' Common Sense Encyclopedia [home, info]
  12. diphtheria: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  13. Diphtheria: University of Maryland Glossary of Medical Terms [home, info]
  14. Diphtheria: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Diphtheria: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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noun:  acute contagious infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae; marked by the formation of a false membrane in the throat and other air passages causing difficulty in breathing

▸ Also see diphtheritic
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Phrases that include diphtheria:   tetanus and diphtheria toxoids, diphtheria tetanus pertussis vaccine, diphtheria and tetanus toxoids, respiratory diphtheria, tetanus diphtheria toxoids vaccine, more...

Words similar to diphtheria:   diphtherial, diphtheritic, more...

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