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 (dĭs-krā′zhə, -zhē-ə)
An abnormal bodily condition, especially of the blood.

[Medieval Latin, bad mixture, disease, from Greek duskrāsiā : dus-, dys- + krāsis, mixing; see kerə- in Indo-European roots.]


(Physiology) obsolete any abnormal physiological condition, esp of the blood
[C19: New Latin, from Medieval Latin: an imbalance of humours, from Greek, from dys- + -krasia, from krasis a mixing]


(dɪsˈkreɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

an imbalance of the constituents of the blood or bone marrow.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin < Greek dyskrasía bad mixture =dys- dys- + krâs(is) a mixing + -ia -ia]
dys•cra′sial, dys•cras′ic (-ˈkræz ɪk, -ˈkræs-) dys•crat′ic, adj.


Medicine. an unhealthy condition, especially an imbalance of physiologic or constitutional elements, often of the blood. Cf. eucrasia.dyscrasic, dyscratic, adj.
See also: Health
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dyscrasia - an abnormal or physiologically unbalanced state of the body
health problem, ill health, unhealthiness - a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
blood dyscrasia - any abnormal condition of the blood


n discrasia
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