Meaning of diphtheric in English:

diphtheric

(also diptheric)

Pronunciation /dɪfˈθɛrɪk/ /dɪpˈθɛrɪk/

adjective

Medicine
  • Diphtheritic.

Origin

Early 19th century. From diphther- + -ic, apparently in early use often an error for diphtheritic.