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diathesis

 [di-ath´ĕ-sis]
an unusual constitutional susceptibility or predisposition to a particular disease. adj., adj diathet´ic.

di·ath·e·sis

(dī-ath'ĕ-sis),
The constitutional or inborn state disposing to a disease, group of diseases, or metabolic or structural anomaly.
[G. arrangement, condition]

diathesis

(dī-ăth′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. diathe·ses (-sēz′)
1. A hereditary predisposition of the body to a disease, a group of diseases, an allergy, or another disorder.
2. Grammar See voice.

di′a·thet′ic (dī′ə-thĕt′ĭk) adj.

di·ath·e·sis

, pl. diatheses (dī-athĕ-sis, -sēz)
The constitutional or inborn state disposing to a disease, group of diseases, or metabolic or structural anomaly.
[G. arrangement, condition]

diathesis

An inherited predisposition to a disease or condition.

di·ath·e·sis

, pl. diatheses (dī-athĕ-sis, -sēz)
Constitutional or inborn state disposing to disease, group of diseases, or metabolic or structural anomaly.
[G. arrangement, condition]
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In the transitive GM-resultative construction as the primary diathesis the direct object expresses the patient.
She developed bleeding diathesis and petechiae all over her body.
The proportions of gentleness type in the chronic diseases varied from 16.00% to 23.70%, which were less than that in general population (32.14%) [22]; the proportions of special diathesis type for each chronic disease were less than the others; and the proportions of qi-deficiency type were higher than the others in chronic diseases except obesity (Table 2).
Antiplatelet therapy does increase the risk of bleeding diathesis in patients with haemophilia A, and for that reason, a bare metal stent was chosen in order to facilitate the early withdrawal of clopidogrel.
Further complications including an important hemorrhagic diathesis reliably caused by long cross-clamping time (260 minutes totally), occurred and lead to the death of a patient.
I also develop the theme further in the article about menorrhagia, where the most common bleeding diathesis is again von Willebrand disease.
The analysis draws on the work of Beth Levin, defining significant meaning components for the English verb on the basis of diathesis alternations, and the proposed model incorporates a version of Ray Jackendoff's conceptual semantics.
It discusses concisely the main issues surrounding the morphology of the Rigvedic imperatives and in individual instances addresses problems of semantics and diathesis. Its complete listing of imperative forms is a valuable resource.
The relevance of vascular type EDS to the anaesthetist includes the potential complications of vascular access, the risk of skin damage and joint dislocation when positioning for surgery, risks of trauma during airway management, an associated bleeding diathesis and the complication of sudden arterial rupture.
These reports attribute ocular complications to the transient thrombocytopenia and resulting bleeding diathesis. The course of the eye manifestations has also not been well-described.
And maybe somebody who does have a depressive diathesis is going to need to be treated earlier or more aggressively" the psychiatrist speculated.
The point was made even back then of a trinity of symptomatology, namely inordinate weakness, the hemorragic diathesis, and spongy (and clearly bleeding) gums.