leukorrhea

noun
leu·​kor·​rhea | \ ˌlü-kə-ˈrē-ə How to pronounce leukorrhea (audio) \

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 How to pronounce leukorrheal (audio) \ 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 How to pronounce leucorrhoea (audio) \

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 How to pronounce leucorrhoeal (audio) \ adjective

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