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1. Greek Mythology The rarefied fluid said to run in the veins of the gods.
2. A watery, acrid discharge from a wound or ulcer.
[Middle English icor, from Late Latin īchōr, from Greek īkhōr.]
i′chor·ous (ī′kər-əs) adj.
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the fluid said to flow in the veins of the gods
2. (Pathology) pathol a foul-smelling watery discharge from a wound or ulcer
[C17: from Greek ikhōr, of obscure origin]
i•chor(ˈaɪ kɔr, ˈaɪ kər)
1. the ethereal fluid flowing in the veins of the ancient Greek gods.
2. the watery ooze of a wound.
[1630–40; < Late Latin īchōr < Greek īchṓr]
i•chor•ous (ˈaɪ kər əs) adj.
a thin watery substance discharged from wounds or ulcers. See also god and gods. — ichorous, adj.See also: Body, Human
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|Noun||1.||ichor - (Greek mythology) the rarified fluid said to flow in the veins of the Gods|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
fluid - a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
|2.||ichor - a fluid product of inflammation|
gleet - a thin morbid discharge as from a wound or especially chronic gonorrhea