noun \ˈī-ˌkr, -kər\

Definition of ICHOR

:  a thin watery or blood-tinged discharge
:  an ethereal fluid taking the place of blood in the veins of the ancient Greek gods
ichor·ous \-kə-rəs\ adjective

Origin of ICHOR

Greek ichōr
First Known Use: 15th century


noun \ˈī-ˌk(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ICHOR

: a thin watery or blood-tinged discharge (as from an ulcer)—compare sanies
ichor·ous \-kə-rəs\ adjective


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