mucorrhea

noun mu·cor·rhea \ˌmyükəˈrēə\
variants: or

mucorrhoea

\ˌmyükəˈrēə\

Definition of mucorrhea

plural

-s

  1. :  discharge of mucus especially when excessive

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Origin and Etymology of mucorrhea

New Latin, from muc- + -rrhea, -rrhoea


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