Dar"trous (?), a. [F. dartreux. See Dartars.] Med.
Relating to, or partaking of the nature of, the disease called tetter; herpetic.
Dartroud diathesis, A morbid condition of the system predisposing to the development of certain skin deseases, such as eczema, psoriasis, and pityriasis. Also called rheumic diathesis, and hipretism.
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