Definition of diabrosis in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdʌɪəˈbrəʊsɪs/


rare Medicine
  • Erosion or ulceration of or through the wall of a blood vessel; an instance of this.


Late Middle English; earliest use found in Arderne's Treatises of Fistula in Ano. From post-classical Latin diabrosis from Hellenistic Greek διάβρωσις act of eating through, erosion, corrosion from ancient Greek δια- + βρῶσις act of eating, in Hellenistic Greek also corrosion.