Tuesday, November 12, 2013
diathesis noun [dahy-ATH-uh-sis] Pathology. a constitutional predisposition or tendency, as to a particular disease or affection.
Definitions for diathesis
- Pathology. a constitutional predisposition or tendency, as to a particular disease or affection.
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Citations for diathesis
There are indications of a strumous diathesis. In broad terms, I may say that you have a constitutional and hereditary taint.
The diathesis or mental constitution of the recipient, and the material operations which he performs on these images by virtue of this diathesis.
Origin of diathesis
Diathesis comes from the Greek word diáthesis meaning "arrangement, disposition."