leukorrhea

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noun leu·kor·rhea \ˌlü-kə-ˈrē-ə\

Definition of leukorrhea

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

leukorrheal

play \ˌlü-kə-ˈrē-əl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of leukorrhea

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leukorrhea

noun leu·kor·rhea
variants: or chiefly British

leucorrhoea

\ˌlü-kə-ˈrē-ə\play

Medical Definition of leukorrhea

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

leukorrheal

or chiefly British

leucorrhoeal

\-ˈrē-əl\play adjective

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