ichorous
adjective see ichor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ichorous — I chor*ous ([imac] k[o^]r*[u^]s), a. [Cf. F. ichoreux.] Of or like ichor; thin; watery; serous; sanious. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ichorous — adjective of or resembling or characterized by ichor or sanies an ichorous discharge the sanious discharge from an ulcer • Syn: ↑sanious • Pertains to noun: ↑sanies (for: ↑sanious), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ichorous — See ichor. * * * …   Universalium

  • ichorous — Relating to or resembling ichor …   Medical dictionary

  • ichorous — adj. of ichor; secreting ichor; watery, fluid …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ichorous — a. Serous, watery, thin …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • ichorous — ichor·ous …   English syllables

  • ichor — ichorous /uy keuhr euhs/, adj. /uy kawr, uy keuhr/, n. 1. Class. Myth. an ethereal fluid flowing in the veins of the gods. 2. Pathol. an acrid, watery discharge, as from an ulcer or wound. [1630 40; < LL ichor (in medical sense) < Gk ichór] * * * …   Universalium

  • Contemporary reaction to Ignaz Semmelweis — Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis discovered in 1847 that hand washing with a solution of chlorinated lime reduced the incidence of fatal childbed fever tenfold in maternity institutions. However, the reaction of his contemporaries was not positive; his… …   Wikipedia

  • sanious — adjective of or resembling or characterized by ichor or sanies an ichorous discharge the sanious discharge from an ulcer • Syn: ↑ichorous • Pertains to noun: ↑sanies, ↑ichor (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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