Definition of Diathermic

1. a. Affording a free passage to heat; as, diathermic substances.



Definition of Diathermic

1. Adjective. (medicine) Of or pertaining to diathermy ¹

2. Adjective. That allows the free passage of heat ¹

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Definition of Diathermic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Diathermic

1. Relating to, characterised by, or affected by diathermy. Synonym: diathermal. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diathermic

diastrophism
diastrophisms
diastyle
diastyles
diasystem
diasystemic
diasystems
diataxia
diatela
diatessaron
diatessarons
diathermal
diathermancy
diathermanism
diathermanous
diathermic (current term)
diathermic therapy
diathermies
diathermocoagulation
diathermometer
diathermous
diathermy
diathermy machine
diatheses
diathesis
diathetic
diatom
diatomaceous
diatomaceous earth
diatomic

Literary usage of Diathermic

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1. Contributions to Molecular Physics in the Domain of Radiant Heat: A Series by John Tyndall (1872)
"Further Changes of diathermic Position. Wishing to compare the radiation from a flame of ordinary coal-gas with that of our hydrogen flame, I reduced the ..."

2. The Principles of Physics and Biology of Radiation Therapy by Bernhard Kroenig, Walter Friedrich (1922)
"The diathermic current purely asserts an effect of heat. ... In these experiments the strength of the diathermic current which circulated through the water ..."

3. First principles of physics, or Natural philosophy, designed for the use of by Benjamin Silliman (1859)
"Other causes which modify the diathermic power of bodies are the degree of ... The quantity of heat which a diathermic body transmit«, increases with the ..."

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