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dyscrasia

noun dys·cra·sia \dis-ˈkrā-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of DYSCRASIA

:  an abnormal condition of the body and especially the blood

Origin 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

dyscrasia

noun dys·cra·sia \dis-ˈkrā-zh(ē-)ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DYSCRASIA

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

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