Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A thick, whitish discharge from the vagina or cervical canal.

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  • noun pathology thick, whitish vaginal discharge.

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  • noun discharge of white mucous material from the vagina; often an indication of infection

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek λευκός (leukos, "white") + ῥοία (rhoia, "flow, flux")

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  • I've also seen this word spelled leuchorrhea or leukorrhoea. It's adjective form is leukorrheal.

    August 4, 2007

  • All of which sound just as bad as they are!

    August 6, 2007