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"ic*al}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • 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

  • cacochymy — caco·chy·my …   English syllables

  • 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

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • caco- — see cac * * * a combining form meaning bad, occurring in loanwords from Greek (cacodemon); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (cacogenics). [ < Gk, comb. form of kakós] * * * caco /ka kō or sometimes ka ko / combining form… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cacokenny — perverted form of cacochymy …   Useful english dictionary

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