enthetic

enthetic

[en-thet-ik]
adjective
introduced from without, as diseases propagated by inoculation.

Origin:
1865–70; < Greek enthetikós, equivalent to énthet(os) (verbid of entithénai to put in, equivalent to en- en-2 + tithénai to put) + -ikos -ic

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enthetic (ɛnˈθɛtɪk)
 
adj
(esp of infectious diseases) introduced into the body from without
 
[C19: from Greek enthetikos, from entithenai to put in]

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enthetic en·thet·ic (ěn-thět'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Relating to enthesis.

  2. Exogenous.

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