herpetism
Dartrous Dar"trous, a. [F. dartreux. See {Dartars}.] (Med.) Relating to, or partaking of the nature of, the disease called tetter; herpetic. [1913 Webster]

{Dartrous diathesis}, A morbid condition of the system predisposing to the development of certain skin diseases, such as eczema, psoriasis, and pityriasis. Also called {rheumic diathesis}, and {herpetism}. --Piffard. [1913 Webster]


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  • Herpetism — Her pe*tism, n. [See {Herpes}.] (Med.) See {Dartrous diathesis}, under {Dartrous} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Dartrous — Dar trous, a. [F. dartreux. See {Dartars}.] (Med.) Relating to, or partaking of the nature of, the disease called tetter; herpetic. [1913 Webster] {Dartrous diathesis}, A morbid condition of the system predisposing to the development of certain… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dartrous diathesis — Dartrous Dar trous, a. [F. dartreux. See {Dartars}.] (Med.) Relating to, or partaking of the nature of, the disease called tetter; herpetic. [1913 Webster] {Dartrous diathesis}, A morbid condition of the system predisposing to the development of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rheumic diathesis — Dartrous Dar trous, a. [F. dartreux. See {Dartars}.] (Med.) Relating to, or partaking of the nature of, the disease called tetter; herpetic. [1913 Webster] {Dartrous diathesis}, A morbid condition of the system predisposing to the development of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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