Cacochymia
Cacochymia Cac`o*chym"i*a, Cacochymy Cac"o*chym`y, n. [NL. cacochymia, fr. Gr. ?????????; kako`s bad + ????? juice: cf. F. cacochymie.] (Med.) A vitiated state of the humors, or fluids, of the body, esp. of the blood. -- {Cac`o*chym"ic}, {Cac`o*chym"ic*al}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Cacochymic — Cacochymia Cac o*chym i*a, Cacochymy Cac o*chym y, n. [NL. cacochymia, fr. Gr. ?????????; kako s bad + ????? juice: cf. F. cacochymie.] (Med.) A vitiated state of the humors, or fluids, of the body, esp. of the blood. {Cac o*chym ic}, {Cac o*chym …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cacochymical — Cacochymia Cac o*chym i*a, Cacochymy Cac o*chym y, n. [NL. cacochymia, fr. Gr. ?????????; kako s bad + ????? juice: cf. F. cacochymie.] (Med.) A vitiated state of the humors, or fluids, of the body, esp. of the blood. {Cac o*chym ic}, {Cac o*chym …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cacochymy — Cacochymia Cac o*chym i*a, Cacochymy Cac o*chym y, n. [NL. cacochymia, fr. Gr. ?????????; kako s bad + ????? juice: cf. F. cacochymie.] (Med.) A vitiated state of the humors, or fluids, of the body, esp. of the blood. {Cac o*chym ic}, {Cac o*chym …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cacochyme — [ kakɔʃim ] adj. • 1478; gr. méd. kakokhumos, de kakos « mauvais » et khumos « humeur » ♦ Vx ou plaisant D une constitution débile, d une santé déficiente. ⇒ maladif, valétudinaire. Vieillard cacochyme. ⊗ CONTR. Vigoureux; valide. ● cacochyme… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cacochymy — In the pre modern medical practice of humoralism, cacochymy, or cacochymia, referred to a depraved habit of body, replete with ill humors, from various causes. When the repletion was merely with blood, it was called plethora.Joannis Gorraeus gave …   Wikipedia

  • cacochymie — [kakɔʃimi] n. f. ÉTYM. 1503; bas lat. cacochymia (Ve), grec cakokhumia, de cakokhumos. → Cacochyme. ❖ ♦ Vx. État de faiblesse due à l extrême vieillesse. 0 Pelletier, que j ai rencontré en omnibus, en allant chercher des lunettes, m a dit que je… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cacochymy — ˈkakōˌkīmē noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin cacochymia, from Greek kakochymia, from kak cac + chymia (from chymos juice, from chein to pour) more at found obsolete : an unhealthy condition of the humors of the body, especially of the blood …   Useful english dictionary

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