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rheum

 (ro͞om)
n.
A watery or thin mucous discharge from the eyes or nose.

[Middle English reume, from Old French, from Late Latin rheuma, from Greek, a flowing, rheum; see sreu- in Indo-European roots.]

rheum′y adj.

rheum

(ruːm)
n
(Physiology) a watery discharge from the eyes or nose
[C14: from Old French reume, ultimately from Greek rheuma bodily humour, stream, from rhein to flow]

rheum

(rum)

n.
1. a thin discharge of the mucous membranes, esp. during a cold.
2. catarrh; cold.
[1350–1400; Middle English reume < Late Latin rheuma < Greek rheûma current, stream, discharge =rheu-, s. of rheîn to flow, stream + -ma n. suffix of result]
rheum′ic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rheum - a watery discharge from the mucous membranes (especially from the eyes or nose)
emission, discharge - a substance that is emitted or released
2.Rheum - rhubarb
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
buckwheat family, family Polygonaceae, Polygonaceae - a family of plants of order Polygonales chiefly of the north temperate zone; includes the buckwheats
rhubarb plant, rhubarb - plants having long green or reddish acidic leafstalks growing in basal clumps; stems (and only the stems) are edible when cooked; leaves are poisonous
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rheum

1. n. reuma, secreción catarral o acuosa por la nariz;
2. reumatismo.
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I say four, if not five," answered Don Quixote, "for never in my life have I had tooth or grinder drawn, nor has any fallen out or been destroyed by any decay or rheum.
He turned towards me, and looked into my eyes with two filmy orbs that distilled the rheum of intoxication.
I would I had not trusted Malkin to his keeping, for, crippled as I am with the cold rheum, I am undone if aught but good befalls her.
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One plant I hope won't follow suit is Rheum palmatum, a giant rhubarb that is flowering in all its glory in the raised beds.
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But among the subset of patients with at least one swollen joint who fulfill the 2010 criteria, the spontaneous remission rate appears to be much lower, on the order of 10% (Arthritis Rheum.
Rheum palmatum, called Chinese rhubarb, has deeply cut leaves and is best grown in herb gardens.
The ACR list of 19 neuropsychiatric syndromes attributable to SLE includes headache, mood disorders, cognitive dysfunction, and anxiety disorders (Arthritis Rheum.
We were planting jungle-type plants like rheum, gunnera and macleaya so it must have been one of those hairy-leafed blighters.