[ en-thet-ik ]
/ ɛnˈθɛt ɪk /
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introduced from without, as diseases propagated by inoculation.
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Example sentences from the Web for enthetic
The discussion of this subject will occur on a later page as a part of the general topic of the causation of enthetic diseases.
Is a special proclivity to any of the group of enthetic febrile diseases ever inherited?
British Dictionary definitions for enthetic
/ (ɛnˈθɛtɪk) /
(esp of infectious diseases) introduced into the body from without
Word Origin for enthetic
C19: from Greek enthetikos, from entithenai to put in
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Medical definitions for enthetic
[ ĕn-thĕt′ĭk ]
Relating to enthesis.
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