Definition of Diathetic

1. a. Pertaining to, or dependent on, a diathesis or special constitution of the body; as, diathetic disease.



Definition of Diathetic

1. Adjective. of, relating to, or as a result of diathesis ¹

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Definition of Diathetic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Diathetic

1. Pertaining to, or dependent on, a diathesis or special constitution of the body; as, diathetic disease. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diathetic

diatessarons
diathermal
diathermancy
diathermanism
diathermanous
diathermic
diathermic therapy
diathermies
diathermocoagulation
diathermometer
diathermous
diathermy
diathermy machine
diatheses
diathesis
diathetic (current term)
diatom
diatomaceous
diatomaceous earth
diatomic
diatomics
diatomite
diatomites
diatomous
diatoms
diatonic
diatonic scale
diatonic scales
diatonically
diatonism

Literary usage of Diathetic

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1. A Practical treatise on the diseases of infancy and childhood by Thomas Hawkes Tanner, Alfred Meadows (1879)
"THE diathetic DISEASES. GENERAL REMARKS.—Any one who would treat successfully the diseases of early life must make himself thoroughly master of whut we may ..."

2. Organizations by James G. March, Herbert Alexander Simon (1878)
"... RICKETS. sim: the affections to the consideration of which tins chapter is devoted, »re two diseases which have claims to be regarded as of a diathetic ..."

3. On the wasting diseases of infants and children by Eustace Smith (1899)
"Again, in the true diathetic diseases of childhood, hereditary tendency plays a very ... Rickets, then, is not a diathetic disease in the sense in which ..."

4. The Principles and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst (1893)
"diathetic DISEASES. With regard to Local Measures, beyond care as to the cleanliness of wound.*, and the use of disinfectants, ..."

5. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1860)
"M.—Boston Medical Journal.—Med. Times and Gazette, Feb. 25, 1860, p. 197. 121.—ON THE diathetic DISEASES OF CHILDHOOD. ..."

6. Constructing Social Theories by Arthur L. Stinchcombe (1885)
"... there are two diseases which have claims tu lie regarded as of a diathetic or constitutional nature, viz., Cancer and Hereditary Syphilis. ..."

7. The Hahnemannian Monthly (1898)
"FOR an acute illness to run a classical, uncomplicated course, its occurrence in a perfectly normal constitution, devoid of all diathetic taint and ..."

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