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Definition of "dyscrasia" []

  • An abnormal bodily condition, especially of the blood. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dyscrasia" in a sentence
  • "After inactivation of the diphtheria poison, or in other words after the detoxication of the body fluids by the addition of diphtheria antitoxin, the dyscrasia is overcome; in its place appears, so to say, a eucrasia."
  • "Complete Blood Counts – to screen for anemia and other blood dyscrasia"
  • "As long as there is active diphtheria poison in the body fluids, then a dyscrasia exists."