Definition of enthetic in English:

enthetic

adjective

historical, rare Medicine
  • Of a disease: transmitted by contact; contagious.

Pronunciation

enthetic

/ɛnˈθɛtɪk/ /ɪnˈθɛtɪk/

Origin

Mid 19th century. From ancient Greek ἔνθετος capable of being put in (from ἐνθε-, aorist stem of ἐντιθέναι to put in (from ἐν- + τιθέναι to place) + -τος, suffix forming verbal adjectives) + -ic.