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Meaning of DYSCRASIA

Pronunciation:  dis'kreyzhu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an abnormal or physiologically unbalanced state of the body
 

DYSCRASIA is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: blood dyscrasia, health problem, ill health, unhealthiness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dys*cra"si*a\, n. [NL. dyscrasia, fr. Gr. ?; ? bad +
? mixture, fr. ? to mix: cf. F. dycrasie.] (Med.)
An ill habit or state of the constitution; -- formerly
regarded as dependent on a morbid condition of the blood and
humors.

 

 

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