Antidiphtheritic An`ti*diph`the*rit"ic, a. (Med.) Destructive to, or hindering the growth of, diphtheria bacilli. -- n. An antidiphtheritic agent. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • antidiphtheritic — I. | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary anti (I) + diphtheritic : preventing diphtheria especially by immunization immunization with antidiphtheritic toxoid II. noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • antidiphtheritic — /ˌæntidɪfθəˈrɪtɪk/ (say .anteedifthuh ritik) adjective 1. curing or preventing diphtheria. –noun 2. an antidiphtheritic remedy …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Roux, Émile — (1853 1933)    bacteriologist    Born in Confolens, Émile Roux was a colleague of louis pasteur, with whom he worked on the study of forms of cholera and rabies, and on a preventive vaccination for infectious diseases. Roux also did research on… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • an|ti|diph|the|rit|ic — «AN tee DIHP thuh RIHT ihk, DIHF », noun, adjective. –n. an agent or drug that prevents or cures diphtheria. –adj. that acts as an antidiphtheritic …   Useful english dictionary

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