ichor

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noun \ˈī-ˌkȯr, -kər\

Definition of ichor

  1. 1 :  a thin watery or blood-tinged discharge

  2. 2 :  an ethereal fluid taking the place of blood in the veins of the ancient Greek gods

ichorous

play \-kə-rəs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of ichor

Greek ichōr


First Known Use: 15th century


Medical Dictionary

ichor

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noun \ˈī-ˌkȯ(ə)r\

Medical Definition of ichor

  1. :  a thin watery or blood-tinged discharge (as from an ulcer)—compare sanies

ichorous

\-kə-rəs\play adjective

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