ichorous

[ ahy-kawr, ahy-ker ]SEE DEFINITION OF ichorous
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The intestinal contents in such cases were not colorless, but consisted of a sanguinolent, ichorous, putrid fluid.

These excavations communicate with the cavity of the stomach, and are usually filled with ichorous pus.

They constantly afford means of exit to the pus or ichorous material discharged by the unhealthy parts below.

If furuncles incline to become carbunculous, the ichorous matter is speedily changed to good pus, and all danger is averted.

If the cracks are deep, with an ichorous discharge and considerable lameness, it will be necessary to poultice the heel.

Inflammation of the skin is caused by the flowing out of the purulent and ichorous liquid secreted.

The surface is reddish and granular, and secretes an ichorous discharge.

It is possible that those agencies producing an ichorous pus are the same or different from those present in bland pus.

Suppuration is followed by the discharge of an ichorous pus, and not rarely by ulcerative destruction of the surrounding tissues.

It now remains to be shown how the introduction of ichorous pus acts in the production of pymia multiplex.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from Greek ikhor, of unknown origin, possibly from a non-Indo-European language. The fluid that serves for blood in the veins of the gods. Related: Ichorous.

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