diphtheroid[dif′thĕ-royd]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. One of a group of local infections suggesting diphtheria, but caused by microorganisms other than Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
2. Any microorganism resembling Corynebacterium diphtheriae.

Synonyms
Epstein disease , false diphtheria , pseudodiphtheria

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