noun, plural di·ath·e·ses [dahy-ath-uh-seez] /daɪˈæθ əˌsiz/.
Words nearby diathesis
Origin of diathesis
OTHER WORDS FROM diathesisdi·a·thet·ic [dahy-uh-thet-ik] /ˌdaɪ əˈθɛt ɪk/, adjective
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He cites a case illustrative of the extent and uniformity of diathesis in a very numerous family.
The same conditions also appear in the diathesis of the “bleeders.”
With these holiday and lady terms, are we not trying to describe what our ancestors knew as diathesis?
The nutritive system becomes implicated, and patients are especially prone to develop any diathesis to which they may be liable.
Bacteriology, which first took away the idea of diathesis, is now giving it back.