Medical Dictionary


noun pleth·o·ra \ˈpleth-ə-rə\

Medical Definition of PLETHORA

:  a bodily condition characterized by an excess of blood and marked by turgescence and a reddish complexion
ple·tho·ric \plə-ˈthr-ik, ple-, -ˈthär-; ˈpleth-ə-rik\ adjective


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