Corynebacterium diphtheriae Corynebacterium diph·the·ri·ae (dĭf-thēr’ē-ē’, dĭp-)
[kuh-rin-uh-fawrm] /kəˈrɪn əˌfɔrm/ adjective 1. having a rodlike or clublike shape. noun 2. Bacteriology. any coryneform bacterium, especially a or propionibacterium.
[kawr-uh-fee-uh s, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈfi əs, ˌkɒr-/ noun, plural coryphaei [kawr-uh-fee-ahy, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈfi aɪ, ˌkɒr-/ (Show IPA) 1. the leader of the chorus in the ancient Greek drama. 2. the leader of an operatic chorus or any group of singers. /ˌkɒrɪˈfiːəs/ noun (pl) -phaei (-ˈfiːaɪ) 1. (in ancient Greek drama) the leader of the […]
[kawr-uh-fey, kor-; French kaw-ree-fey] /ˌkɔr əˈfeɪ, ˌkɒr-; French kɔ riˈfeɪ/ noun, plural coryphées [kawr-uh-feyz, kor-; French kaw-ree-fey] /ˌkɔr əˈfeɪz, ˌkɒr-; French kɔ riˈfeɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a member of a ballet company who dances usually as part of a small group and who ranks below the soloists. /ˌkɒrɪˈfeɪ/ noun 1. a leading dancer of a […]
[kuh-rif-uh-don] /kəˈrɪf əˌdɒn/ noun, Paleontology. 1. a primitive hoofed mammal of the extinct genus Coryphodon, of the early Eocene Epoch, having a long, thickset body, short legs, and five-toed feet, each toe ending in a small hoof.