leukorrhea

noun
leu·kor·rhea | \ˌlü-kə-ˈrē-ə \

Definition of leukorrhea 

: a whitish viscid discharge from the vagina resulting from inflammation or congestion of the mucous membrane

Other Words from leukorrhea

leukorrheal \ˌlü-kə-ˈrē-əl \ adjective

First Known Use of leukorrhea

circa 1797, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for leukorrhea

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leukorrhea

noun
leu·kor·rhea
variants: or chiefly British leucorrhoea \ˌlü-kə-ˈrē-ə \

Medical Definition of leukorrhea 

: a white, yellowish, or greenish white viscid discharge from the vagina resulting from inflammation or congestion of the uterine or vaginal mucous membrane

Other Words from leukorrhea

leukorrheal or chiefly British leucorrhoeal \-ˈrē-əl \ adjective

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