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One entry found for diphtheria.
Main Entry: diph·the·ria
Pronunciation: dif-primarystressthir-emacron-schwa, dip-
Function: noun
: a contagious bacterial disease with fever in which the air passages become coated with a membranous layer that often obstructs breathing
- diph·the·rit·ic /secondarystressdif-thschwa-primarystressrit-ik, secondarystressdip-/ adjective

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