diphtheritically, adv.
/dif'theuh rit"ik, dip'-/, adj. Pathol.
1. pertaining to diphtheria.
2. affected by diphtheria.
Also, diphtherial /dif thear"ee euhl, dip-/, diphtheric /dif ther"ik, dip-/.
[1840-50; earlier diphtherit(is) (see DIPHTHERIA, -ITIS) + -IC]

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