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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

/di·ath·e·sis/ (di-ath´ĕ-sis) an unusual constitutional susceptibility or predisposition to a particular disease.diathet´ic

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.

diathesis

[dī·əthē′sis] pl. diatheses
Etymology: Gk, arrangement
an inherited physical constitution predisposing to certain diseases or conditions, many of which are believed associated with the Y chromosome because males appear to be more susceptible than females. A diathesis may be bilious, indicating a familial tendency to development of GI distress, or gouty, indicating a predisposition to accumulation of urates in the tissues, particularly in mature males.

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.

diathesis (dī·aˑ·th·sis),

n 1. genetic propensity toward a certain disease.
2. configuration of a syndrome typical of a fundamental illness. See also constitution, psoric miasm, sycotic miasm, syphilitic miasm, terrain, and tubercular diathesis.

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]

diathesis (dīath´əsis),

n a tendency, based on body makeup or constitutional, hereditary, or acquired states of the body, that causes a predisposition or susceptibility to disease.
n a condition that may be caused by defects in the coagulation mechanism, blood vessel wall, or both.

diathesis

an unusual constitutional susceptibility or predisposition to a particular disease, e.g. bleeding diathesis, exudative diathesis.
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TCs instantiating diathesis allow speakers to introduce the so-called notional subject of the utterance as the local CA, while the global CA slot is filled by a dummy (informatively empty) subject (i.
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These include a BMI above the 85th percentile for age and sex, polycystic ovarian syndrome, hypertension, dyslipidemia, a history of small size for gestational age at birth, premature pubarche, allergic diathesis, and/or a family history of these conditions.
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Just over one-third of the patients also had another condition, including atopic diathesis and irritant dermatitis, that contributed to their lip dermatitis.
These signs clearly reflected viral-induced endothelial damage triggering disseminated intravascular coagulation and a hemorrhagic diathesis commonly described in sheep and cattle (2).