What does humoral mean?

humoral meaning in General Dictionary

Pertaining to or proceeding from the humors as a humoral fever

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  • of or relating to fluids
  • regarding, or continuing from, the humors; since, a humoral fever.

humoral meaning in Medical Dictionary

related to elements in blood or any other human anatomy fluids.


humoral meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"pertaining into humors associated with the human body," 1520s, from center French humoral (14c.), from Latin laughter (see laughter (n.)).


humoral meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) with respect to, or continuing from, the humors; as, a humoral fever.


Sentence Examples with the word humoral

This doctrine, of which the developments need not further be followed, was important chiefly in so far that it was perfectly distinct from, and opposed to, the humoral pathology of Hippocrates.

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