- a malfunction or abnormal condition, especially an imbalance of the constituents of the blood.
Origin of dyscrasia
Examples from the Web for dyscrasia
Historical Examples of dyscrasia
The dyscrasia of chronic alcoholism is a very common cause of fatty liver.
I consider that every dyscrasia is dependent upon a permanent supply of noxious ingredients from certain sources.
The dyscrasia may also represent modifications in the relative proportion of the normal constituents of the blood.
- obsolete any abnormal physiological condition, esp of the blood
Word Origin for dyscrasia
- An abnormal state or disorder of the body, especially of the blood.
- Disease. No longer in technical use.