enthetic

/en thet"ik/, adj.
introduced from without, as diseases propagated by inoculation.
[1865-70; < Gk enthetikós, equiv. to énthet(os) (verbid of entithénai to put in, equiv. to en- EN-2 + tithénai to put) + -ikos -IC]

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  • Enthetic — En*thet ic ([e^]n*th[e^]t [i^]k), a. [Gr. enqetiko s fit for inserting; en in + tiqe nai to place.] (Med.) Caused by a pathogenic organism implanted in the system; as, an enthetic disease like syphilis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enthetic — /ɛnˈθɛtɪk/ (say en thetik), /ən / (say uhn ) adjective introduced from without, as diseases propagated by inoculation. {Greek enthetikos fit for implanting} …   Australian English dictionary

  • enthetic —   a. (especially of infectious disease) introduced into the body from without …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • enthetic — /en thet ik/, adj. introduced from without, as diseases propagated by inoculation. [1865 70; < Gk enthetikós, equiv. to énthet(os) (verbid of entithénai to put in, equiv. to en EN 2 + tithénai to put) + ikos IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • paracytic — 1. Relating to cells other than those normal to the part where they are found. 2. Between or among, but independent of, cells. [para + G. kytos, cell] * * * para·cyt·ic (par″ə sitґik) [para + cyt + ic] denoting cell elements present in …   Medical dictionary

  • en|thet|ic — «ehn THEHT ihk», adjective. introduced from without; exogenous: »A disease produced by inoculation is an enthetic disease. ╂[< Greek enthetikós < entithénai to place within < en in + tithénai to place] …   Useful english dictionary

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