Skip to Content

inveterate

Pronunciation: in-vet'er-at

Definition: Long seated; firmly established; said of a disease or of confirmed habits.

[L. in-vetero, pp. -atus, to render old, fr. vetus, old]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide