Definition of athetesis in English:

athetesis

noun

rare
  • See athetize

    • ‘No other work of Euripides has come down to us with so many distortions and has undergone so many atheteses as Iphigenia at Aulis.’
    • ‘Proponents of this solution point to Aristarchus' athetesis of line 92, a verse that is also missing in papyrus 12, a mid-third-century BCE text.’