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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Acute contagious infection caused by a particular bacterium

Usage examples (34)
  • diphtheria: A gargle of sulphur and water has been used with much success in cases of diphtheria.
  • Our physicians are joining forces to combat disease, such as diphtheria and diabetes.
  • Sometimes it may also be a result of diseases such as diphtheria, measles, influenza and pneumonia.
  • The incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases among children, such as diphtheria, tetanus, measles, and polio, is at an all-time low. for more
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