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Definition of the adjective algid
What does algid mean as an attribute of a noun?
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Alternative definition of the adjective algid
- [medicine] cold, chilly; used of low body temperature especially in connection with certain diseases such as malaria and cholera.
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by Casey Albert Wood
During the algid period Graefe has found the pupils contracted. At the commencement of the disease they are dilated .
Encyclopaedia medica (1899)
by Chalmers Watson
Before the algid stage has set in, or after it has been established, things may take a favourable turn by the setting in of reaction. The pulse becomes fuller, slower; the impulse of the heart stronger; the breathing deeper, easier, and less hurried ...
The 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 ...
Concise 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 ...
The Century dictionary (1906)
algid (al'jid), a .
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 ...
Mosby'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, ...
algid /al'jid/ [L, algere, to be cold], ...
Flip 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, ...
(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society, Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick
algid. (L. algidus, cold.) See Algid fever. F., al'gld pernicious .
Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions; Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould
ALGID ALKALOID Algid (af-jiJ) [afyiJus, cold). Cold, chilly. A. Fever, a pernicious intermittent fever, with great coldness of the surface of the body. A. Cholera, the cold stage of Asiatic cholera. Algometer ( al-gom' -et-er ) [alyoc, pain ; uirpav, ...
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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.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine