Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.


From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search


1. One of a group of local infections suggesting diphtheria, but caused by microorganisms other than Corynebacterium diphtheriae.

Synonym: epsteins disease, false diphtheria, pseudodiphtheria.

2. Any microorganism resembling Corynebacterium diphtheriae.

Origin: diphtheria _ g. Eidos, resemblance