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diphtheroid División en sílabas: diph·the·roid
Pronunciación: /ˈdifTHəˌroid/ /ˈdip-/

Definición de diphtheroid en inglés:

sustantivo

Microbiology
Any bacterium of a genus that includes the diphtheria bacillus, especially one that does not cause disease. See corynebacterium.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Other normal inhabitants of the birth canal - staph, strep, diphtheroids, anaerobes, E. coli and Listeria - are other pathogens that may cause neonatal pneumonia.
  • Of the 19 units manifesting growth, 16 yielded only diphtheroids, 1 unit grew coagulase-negative staphylococci, 1 unit grew diphtheroids and micrococci, and 1 unit grew diphtheroids and coagulase-negative staphylococci.
  • Investigators found Staphylococcus, Streptococcus viridans, diphtheroids, Escherichia coli, and candida on gym equipment and facilities.

adjetivo

[attributive] Medicine Volver al principio  
Similar to diphtheria.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Diphtheroid necrotic inflammation of the larynx in calves in its advanced stage mostly requires surgical therapy.
  • There are few reports of diphtheroid endocarditis on intact valves, and, to our knowledge, this is the first case in which the offending organism was identified as C xerosis.
  • Diphtheroid infection is a rare cause of endocarditis and, when present, it usually affects immunocompromised hosts or prosthetic valves.

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