Diathesis

Susceptibility of a person to a type of illness e.g. Bleeding diathesis

Diathesis

An inherited constitutional state whereby an individual is especially prone to a certain disease.

Diathesis

• (n.) Bodily condition or constitution, esp. a morbid habit which predisposes to a particular disease, or class of diseases.
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diathesis

(di-ath´ә-sis) an unusual constitutional susceptibility or predisposition to a particular disease. adj., diathet´ic., adj.
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diathesis

(Gr. 'arrangement, disposition') a constitution or condition of the body which makes the tissues react in special ways to certain extrinsic stimuli and thus tends to make the person more than usually susceptible to certain diseases.
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diathesis

noun constitutional predisposition to a particular disease or abnormality
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Diathesis

[medicine] In medicine and allied fields, diathesis is a hereditary or constitutional predisposition to a disease or other disorder. Atopic diathesis is a predisposition to develop one or more of hay fever, allergic rhinitis, bronchial asthma, or atopic dermatitis. ...
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Diathesis

Di·ath'e·sis noun [ New Latin , from Greek ..., from ... to place separately, arrange; dia` through, asunder + ... to place, put.] (Medicine) Bodily condition or constitution, esp. a morbid habit which predisposes to a particular disease, or class of diseases.
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diathesis

A constitution or condition of the body which makes the tissues react in special ways to certain extrinsic stimuli and thus tends to make the person more than usually susceptible to certain diseases. ... Origin: Gr. Diathesis = arrangement, disposition ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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diathesis

constitutional predisposition to a particular disease or abnormality
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diathesis

diathesis 1. A susceptibility to a disease or set of diseases such as allergies or gout. 2. A constitutional predisposition or tendency, as to a particular disease or affection. 3. A constitution or condition of the body which makes the tissues react in special ways to certain extrinsic stimuli and therefore tends to make a person more than usual...
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Diathesis

Diathesis is a hereditary or acquired susceptibility of the body to one or more diseases.
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Diathesis

Diathesis: In medicine, a "diathesis" is an elegant term for a predisposition or tendency. Thus, a hemorrhagic diathesis is nothing more than a bleeding tendency. The word "diathesis" is Greek.
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diathesis

particular condition of body or mind; predisposing factor
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diathesis

Type: Term Pronunciation: dī-ath′ĕ-sis Definitions: 1. The constitutional or inborn state disposing to a disease, group of diseases, or metabolic or structural anomaly.
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diathesis

[n] - constitutional predisposition to a particular disease or abnormality
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