Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating or subject to dartre; herpetic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Med.) Relating to, or partaking of the nature of, the disease called tetter; herpetic.
  • adjective 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.

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  • adjective medicine Relating to, or partaking of the nature of, the disease called tetter; herpetic.

Etymologies

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French dartreux. See dartars.

Examples

  • The red cabbage, when merely boiled with bacon, or with a little butter and salt, is both nutritious and beneficial in a medicinal point of view, inasmuch as that it possesses great virtue in all scorbutic and dartrous affections.

    A Plain Cookery Book for the Working Classes

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