noun, plural di·ath·e·ses [dahy-ath-uh-seez] /daɪˈæθ əˌsiz/.
- Pathology. a constitutional predisposition or tendency, as to a particular disease or other abnormal state of the body or mind.
noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
- a hereditary or acquired susceptibility of the body to one or more diseases
n. pl. di•ath•e•ses (-sēz′)
- A hereditary predisposition of the body to a disease, a group of diseases, an allergy, or another disorder.