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Meaning of "diphtheroid" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DIPHTHEROID

diphtheroid  [ˈdɪfθəˌrɔɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DIPHTHEROID

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adjective
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Diphtheroid is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DIPHTHEROID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

diphtheroid

Corynebacterium

Corynebacterium is a genus of Gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria. They are widely distributed in nature and are mostly innocuous. Some are useful in industrial settings such as C. glutamicum. Others can cause human disease. C. diphtheriae, for example, is the pathogen responsible for diphtheria.

Definition of diphtheroid in the English dictionary

The definition of diphtheroid in the dictionary is any bacillus resembling the diphtheria bacillus, but which is not pathogenic, esp Corynebacterium.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DIPHTHEROID


acaroid
ˈækəˌrɔɪd
amberoid
ˈæmbəˌrɔɪd
android
ˈændrɔɪd
aneroid
ˈænəˌrɔɪd
asteroid
ˈæstəˌrɔɪd
Aykroyd
ˈeɪkˌrɔɪd
bacteroid
ˈbæktəˌrɔɪd
erythroid
ɪˈrɪθrɔɪd
eurypteroid
jʊəˈrɪpθəˌrɔɪd
Freud
frɔɪd
hysteroid
ˈhɪstəˌrɔɪd
lemuroid
ˈlɛmjʊˌrɔɪd
meteoroid
ˈmiːtɪəˌrɔɪd
pityroid
ˈpɪtɪˌrɔɪd
Polaroid
ˈpəʊləˌrɔɪd
porphyroid
ˈpɔːfɪˌrɔɪd
saccharoid
ˈsækəˌrɔɪd
steroid
ˈstɪərɔɪd
thyroid
ˈθaɪrɔɪd
tuberoid
ˈtjuːbəˌrɔɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DIPHTHEROID

diphenylketone
diphone
diphosgene
diphosphate
diphtheria
diphtheria vaccine
diphtherial
diphtheric
diphtheritic
diphtheritis
diphthong
diphthongal
diphthongally
diphthongic
diphthongisation
diphthongise
diphthongization
diphthongize
diphycercal
diphyletic

WORDS THAT END LIKE DIPHTHEROID

anabolic steroid
antithyroid
astroid
centroid
chancroid
choleroid
euthyroid
hemispheroid
hyperthyroid
ketosteroid
near-earth asteroid
Negroid
nonsteroid
orthopteroid
parathyroid
pyrethroid
scleroid
spheroid
theroid
Trojan asteroid

Synonyms and antonyms of diphtheroid in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «diphtheroid» into 25 languages

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The translations of diphtheroid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «diphtheroid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

白喉
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

difteroide
570 millions of speakers

English

diphtheroid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

diphtheroid
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

diphtheroid
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

diphtheroid
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

difteróide
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

diphtheroid
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

diphtéroïde
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Diphtheroid
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

diphtheroid
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

類ジフテリアの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

diphtheroid
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Diphtheroid
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

diptheroid
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தொண்டை அழற்சி நோய் போன்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डिप्थाइडॉइड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

difteroid
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

difteroide
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

diphtheroid
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

diphtheroid
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

difteroide
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Διφθεροειδής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

diphtheroid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

diphtheroid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

diphtheroid
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of diphtheroid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DIPHTHEROID»

The term «diphtheroid» is used very little and occupies the 182.779 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DIPHTHEROID» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «diphtheroid» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «diphtheroid» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about diphtheroid

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DIPHTHEROID»

Discover the use of diphtheroid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to diphtheroid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Bacteriologic Study of the Diphtheroid Organisms With ...
This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com).
Frederick Eberson, 2010
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Dermatology
Diphtheroid bacilli or diphtheroids are gram- positive rods with clubbed ends. Many of them are part of the normal flora and not associated with any cutaneous disease. In many instances they are responsible for much of the body odor which  ...
Otto Braun-Falco, 2000
3
Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: Essentials of ...
The shorter rods may have clubbed ends and may be seen in diphtheroid arrangements, short chains, or small clusters. (The term diphtheroid refers to an organism that morphologically resembles Corynebacterium diphtheriae.) Longer rods ...
Paul G. Engelkirk, Janet L. Duben-Engelkirk, 2008
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THE BACTERIOLOGY OF DIPHTHERIA
1903, and 25. x. 1905), Robertson and McRae (v. 1905), and Robertson and Shennan (iv. 1903), on which the following account is based. The occurrence of diphtheroid organisms in general paralytics. (1) In the mouth and throat during life.
G. H. F. NUTTALL
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Introduction to Diagnostic Microbiology for the Laboratory ...
Many of the bacteria in this section have a diphtheroid microscopic appearance. Diphtheroid cells have variable shapes and sizes and have been described as Chinese letters or picket fences (FIGURE 142). This pleomorphic appearance is ...
Maria Dannessa Delost, Professor and Director of Clinical Laboratory Programs Youngstown State University Youngstown Ohio Maria E Delost, 2014
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Principles and Practice of Clinical Bacteriology
... smooth, convex, entire edged Occasional rough forms occur A. odontolyticus Diphtheroid like, some clubbed ends Cream-to-red, smooth, convex, entire edged Old colonies may be dark brown A. meyeri Short, fine rods Small, white, smooth, ...
Stephen Gillespie, Peter M. Hawkey, 2006
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Practical Handbook of Microbiology
The less specific terms "coryneform" and "diphtheroid" mean that the organisms to which they are applied have a club-like shape fcoryneforml or resemble the diphtheri? bacillus fdiphtheroid). As such, these two terms are valuable shorthand ...
William M. O'Leary, 1989
8
Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital
vv. w w w TABLE I— Concluded Table I likewise shows that bacteria were. TABLE I VA1INAL CULTURES Aerobic non-hemolytic diphtheroid. Staph, albus Anaerobic gamma streptococcus. Aerobic non-hemolytic diphtheroid. Staph, albus ...
9
Modern Concepts of Microbiology
Human. body. Body Area Microbial Flora Skin (General) Staphylococcus spp., Cryptococci, Candida, Sarcina spp., Gram-negative bacilli, Gram-positive spore- formers External ear Staphylococcus spp., Diphtheroid bacilli Mycobacterium spp .
H D Kumar, 2001
10
Catheter-Related Infections
Nephritis associated with a diphtheroid-infected cerebrospinal fluid shunt. Am J Med 1977; 63:318-319. 23. O'Regan S, Makker SP. Shunt nephritis: demonstration of diphtheroid antigen in glomeruli. Am J Med Sci 1979: 278:161- 165. 24.
Dr. Harald Seifert, Bernd Jansen, Barry M. Farr, 1997

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DIPHTHEROID»

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Mobile Phone Contamination by Microorganisms in Health Facilities …
Klebsiella spp., Anthracoid bacilli, Diphtheroid bacilli and Bacteroides spp. were representing 37.5%, 14.3%, 14.3% & 37.5% respectively of all contaminated ... «Student Pulse, Aug 12»
2
Should Physicians Be Banned from Wearing Neckties in Medical …
10 Additionally, although CNS and diphtheroid species were the most commonly isolated organisms, S. aureus was isolated from the coats of 29 individuals. «General Surgery News, Apr 11»

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