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Medical Dictionary


noun di·ath·e·sis \dī-ˈath-ə-səs\
plural di·ath·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of DIATHESIS

:  a constitutional predisposition toward a particular state or condition and especially one that is abnormal or diseased
di·a·thet·ic \ˌdī-ə-ˈthet-ik\ adjective
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