Definition of Leucorrhea

1. Noun. Discharge of white mucous material from the vagina; often an indication of infection.

Exact synonyms: Leukorrhea
Generic synonyms: Mucous Secretion, Mucus



Definition of Leucorrhea

1. Noun. (alternative form of leukorrhea) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leucorrhea

leucophlegmatic
leucophoenicite
leucophore
leucophores
leucophosphite
leucophyll
leucophyllous
leucopin
leucoplakia
leucoplast
leucoplastid
leucoplastids
leucoplasts
leucopyrite
leucopyrites
leucorrhea (current term)
leucorrheas
leucorrhoea
leucorrhoeas
leucorrhœic
leucorrhϾ
leucoryx
leucoscope
leucoscopes
leucosin
leucosins
leucosis
leucosoid
leucosphenite
leucosphere

Literary usage of Leucorrhea

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1. Diseases of Women by Harry Sturgeon Crossen (1922)
"In many of these cases the leucorrhea is a very subordinate feature, ... In some patients with troublesome leucorrhea the examination shows no marked lesion ..."

2. A Text-book of the Diseases of Women by Henry Jacques Garrigues (1900)
"leucorrhea. NORMALLY, the genital tract is just moist enough to be soft and slippery ; nowhere a drop of fluid is visible. Any mucous, serous, or purulent ..."

3. American Medicine (1913)
"leucorrhea, white or purulent discharge, is one of the commonest symptoms ... Not every case of leucorrhea by any manner of means is due to this infection ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Women by John Milton Scudder, Robert Safford Newton (1857)
"leucorrhea. 956. leucorrhea is defined by Dr. Ashwell to be : " An excessive and altered secretion of the mucus, furnished by the membranes lining the ..."

5. Medical Gynecology by Howard Atwood Kelly (1912)
"When there is much leucorrhea, a large infil- Fio. 17. ... When a patient complains of leucorrhea, it is always important to determine the source of the ..."

6. The Practitioner's guide to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of women by Gustavus Maximilian Blech (1903)
"leucorrhea. The older physicians understood under the term leucorrhea a white discharge coming from the vagina. It was conceived by them as an independent ..."

7. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1894)
"Upon examination I detected retroversion of the uterus of the second degree, and a profuse leucorrhea. Had previously almost exhausted the materia medica in ..."

8. A Text-book of Gynecology by Allen Corson Cowperthwaite (1888)
"leucorrhea profuse, with spasmodic pains, and irritation of the bladder and rectum. ... leucorrhea like boiled starch; when the bowels move the discharge is ..."

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