Definition of Theroid

1. a. Resembling a beast in nature or habit; marked by animal characteristics; as, theroid idiocy.



Definition of Theroid

1. resembling a beast [adj] - See also: beast

Medical Definition of Theroid

1. Resembling an animal in instincts or propensities. Origin: G. Ther, a wild beast, + eidos, resemblance (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Theroid

thermotolerant
thermotonometer
thermotropic
thermotropism
thermotropisms
thermotropy
thermotype
thermotypes
thermotypy
thermovoltaic
therms
thermus
thermus thermophilus
thernadite
therof
theroid (current term)
therology
theromorpha
therophyte
therophytes
theropithecus
theropod
theropod dinosaur
theropoda
theropodan
theropods
thers
thersitical
thesaural
thesauri

Literary usage of Theroid

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1. Proceedings of the Annual Session by Colorado Teachers' Association (1877)
"... in both * Several anomalous cases are cited by Dr. Maudsley, to which he applies the term " theroid," so much like brutes are they in habits and action. ..."

2. Elements of Geology by David Page, David Meredith Reese (1849)
"... lake, sea shore, shell-bed, coral-reef, and peat-moss, contributing its peculiar quota. It is to 694. Define theroid. 695. Define the terms in the note. ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1900)
"Three of the sons are thieves and liars, one has a theroid aspect, large divergent ears and elephantiasis of the legs. He drinks to excess, and steals, ..."

4. The Descent of Man: And Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles ( Darwin (1890)
"... idiots by striking case of hairiness in an 37 Prof. Laycock sums up the pp. 46-51. Pinel has also given a calling them theroid ; * Journal of idiot. ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"... railroad covering the lots in question to the entire length of theroid, forty-two miles, but in the proportion ol the fair value, all things considered, ..."

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