\klˌɛstəkˈɑːpəs], \klˌɛstəkˈɑːpəs], \k_l_ˌɛ_s_t_ə_k_ˈɑː_p_ə_s]\
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1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
  • [Greek] Appl. mosses with non-operculate capsules; cleistocarpic.
1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms (6th edition)
By J.H. Kenneth

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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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