CHALASTICUS

\t͡ʃalˈastɪkəs], \t‍ʃalˈastɪkəs], \tʃ_a_l_ˈa_s_t_ɪ_k_ə_s]\
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1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
By Robley Dunglison

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exudative diathesis

  • A predisposition to interstitial subcutaneous serous or fibrinous infiltrations; subjects suffer from swollen lymph nodes, thickening of tongue, pruritus, seborrhea, gastric and cardiac crises; the condition is aggravated by pilocarpine, but favorably affected atropine adrenalin.
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