leucophlegmacy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek λευκός (leukós, white) + phlegm + -acy: compare French leucophlegmasie.

Noun[edit]

leucophlegmacy (countable and uncountable, plural leucophlegmacies)

  1. (medicine, archaic) A dropsical habit of body, or the commencement of anasarca; paleness with oily sweating.