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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.
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