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adjective al·gid \ˈal-jəd\

Definition of ALGID

:  cold

Examples of ALGID

  1. <the rescuers searching the algid waters of the Bering Sea>

Origin of ALGID

Latin algidus, from algēre to feel cold
First Known Use: circa 1623

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic
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adjective al·gid \ˈal-jəd\

Medical Definition of ALGID

:  marked by prostration, cold and clammy skin, and low blood pressure—used chiefly of a severe form of malaria


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