leukorrhea
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1797 a whitish viscid discharge from the vagina resulting from inflammation or congestion of the mucous membrane • leukorrheal adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • leukorrhea — [lo͞o΄kə rē′ə] n. 〚ModL: see LEUCO + RRHEA〛 an abnormal, whitish discharge from the vagina leukorrheal adj. * * * leu·kor·rhe·a also leu·cor·rhe·a ( …   Universalium

  • leukorrhea — [lo͞o΄kə rē′ə] n. [ModL: see LEUCO + RRHEA] an abnormal, whitish discharge from the vagina leukorrheal adj …   English World dictionary

  • Leukorrhea — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Leukorrhea Caption = ICD10 = ICD10|N|89|8|n|80 ICD9 = ICD9|623.5 ICDO = OMIM = DiseasesDB = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D007973 Leukorrhea (US) or leukorrhoea (Commonwealth) is a medical… …   Wikipedia

  • leukorrhea — noun thick, whitish vaginal discharge …   Wiktionary

  • leukorrhea — Discharge from the vagina of a white or yellowish viscid fluid containing mucus and pus cells. SYN: leukorrhagia. [leuko + G. rhoia, flow] menstrual l. intermittent l. recurring at or just before each menstrual …   Medical dictionary

  • leukorrhea — n. whitish discharge from the uterine cavity and vagina (also leucorrhea) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leukorrhea — leu·kor·rhea …   English syllables

  • leukorrhea — noun discharge of white mucous material from the vagina; often an indication of infection • Syn: ↑leucorrhea • Hypernyms: ↑mucus, ↑mucous secretion …   Useful english dictionary

  • leukorrhagia — SYN: leukorrhea. [leuko + G. rhegnymi, to burst forth] * * * leu·kor·rha·gia (loo″ko raґjə) [leuko + rrhagia] profuse leukorrhea …   Medical dictionary

  • whites — Colloquialism for leukorrhea or blennorrhea. * * * whites n pl LEUKORRHEA …   Medical dictionary

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