humoral
adjective Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, proceeding from, or involving a bodily humor (as a hormone) 2. relating to or being the part of immunity or the immune response that involves antibodies secreted by B cells and circulating in bodily fluids

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  • humoral — humoral, ale, aux [ ymɔral, o ] adj. • 1370; lat. médiév. humoralis, de humor → humeur ♦ Didact. Relatif aux liquides organiques. Immunité humorale. Théorie humorale. ⇒ humorisme. ● humoral, humorale, humoraux adjectif (latin médiéval humoralis,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Humoral — Hu mor*al, a. [Cf. F. humoral.] Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the humors; as, a humoral fever. [1913 Webster] {Humoral pathology} (Med.), the pathology, or doctrine of the nature of diseases, which attributes all morbid phenomena to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • humoral — pertaining to the humors of the body, 1520s, from M.Fr. humoral (14c.), from L. humor (see HUMOR (Cf. humor)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Humoral — Humorāl (lat.), die Säfte des Körpers betreffend …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • humoral — humoral, ale (u mo ral, ra l ) adj. Terme de médecine. Qui a rapport aux humeurs, qui vient des humeurs. Les maladies humorales. HISTORIQUE    XIVe s. •   Hargne humorale est aposteme engendrée d un ou plusieurs humeurs assemblés au scrotum...,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • humoral — adj. 2 g. 1. Relativo a humor. 2. Que causa humores …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • humoral — adj. Perteneciente o relativo a los humores …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • humoral — [hyo͞o′mər əl] adj. [ModL (Paracelsus) humoralis < L humor] of or relating to the humors of the body …   English World dictionary

  • Humoral — Pertaining to elements in the blood or other body fluids. In medicine, humor refers to a fluid (or semifluid) substance. Thus, the aqueous humor is the fluid normally present in the front and rear chambers of the eye. The humors were part of an… …   Medical dictionary

  • humoral — ► adjetivo ANATOMÍA De los humores. * * * humoral adj. De los humores del organismo. * * * humoral. adj. Perteneciente o relativo a los humores. * * * ► adjetivo Relativo al humor (líquido). ► Relativo al humor y empleado principalmente en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • humoral — {{#}}{{LM H20794}}{{〓}} {{[}}humoral{{]}} ‹hu·mo·ral› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} De los humores o relacionado con estos líquidos: • Los anticuerpos forman parte fundamental de la inmunidad humoral.{{○}} …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

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