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Definition of the adjective algid

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adjective - degrees: -

  1. chilly
    • example: a person who is algid is marked by prostration and has cold clammy skin and low blood pressure
    • domain: medical specialty / medicine
    • similar: cold

Alternative definition of the adjective algid

adjective

  1. [medicine] cold, chilly; used of low body temperature especially in connection with certain diseases such as malaria and cholera.

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Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1914)

by Casey Albert Wood

During the algid period Graefe has found the pupils contracted. At the commencement of the disease they are dilated .

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2006)

More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Joseph Epstein

algid; arctic; brumal; chilly; cold; cool; freezing; frigid; frosty; frozen; gelid; glacial; hibernal; hyperborean; ice-cold; icy; nippy; polar; rimy; wintry. (as) cold as ice An insipid ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1906)

by William Dwight Whitney

algid (al'jid), a.

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

algid. adj. cold: usually describing the cold clammy skin associated with certain forms of malaria. alginates. pl. n. derivatives of alginic acid, a complex carbohydrate extracted from certain brown seaweeds, that readily absorb water to form a gel ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Algid Malaria Alimentary System Diseases, Animals Patent —> malaria also possible in -> Plasmodium falci- parum with progressing multiplication of parasites but without fever. Thus this form of disease is often misdiagnosed. Gastrointestinal ...

Google previewA dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)

by George Milbry Gould

Algid. See under Algid (Illus. Diet.). F., Angiocardiac, F., Angeiocaidiac, that attending endocarditis ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

algid /alމjid/[L, algere, to be cold], chilly or cold. algid malaria [L, algere, to be cold], a stage of malaria caused by the protozoan Plasmodium falciparum. It is characterised by coldness of the skin, ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

algid /al'jid/ [L, algere, to be cold], ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

paper cylinder of: rouleau coins, revenue from the minting of: seigniorage colander: bowl-shaped, sieve, sifter, strainer, utensil cold: algid, arctic, bleak, brisk, chilled, chilly, cool, crisp, freezing, frigid, frosty, frozen, gelid, glacial, hyperborean, ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1906)

algid (al'jid), a .

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1882)

(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society, Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

pernicious, algid. F., amphimerine. (' Auqmuspivös, quotidian.) Sauvage's term for a remittent fever having daily paroxysms.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby, Inc

algid /al′jid/ [L, algere, to be cold], chilly or cold. algid malaria [L, algere, to be cold], a rare complication of tropical malaria (occurring in 0.37% of cases) caused by the protozoan Plasmodium ...

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Video shows what algid means. cold, chilly; used of low body temperature especially in connection with certain diseases such as malaria and cholera.. algid ...

Scrabble value of A1L1G2I1D2

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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