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dyscrasia

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noun dys·cra·sia \dis-ˈkrā-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of dyscrasia

  1. :  an abnormal condition of the body and especially the blood



Origin and Etymology of dyscrasia

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, bad mixture of humors, from Greek dyskrasia, from dys- + krasis mixture, from kerannynai to mix — more at crater


First Known Use: 14th century


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dyscrasia

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noun dys·cra·sia \dis-ˈkrā-zh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of dyscrasia

  1. :  an abnormal condition of the body; especially :  an imbalance of components of the blood




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