Examples from the Web for porphyria
But the two which are much the most noteworthy are "Johannes Agricola" and "Porphyria."
This species differs from A. porphyria in ring not being brown or brownish.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
Was called "Porphyria's Lover" in the Works, 1863 and after.A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)|Mrs. Sutherland Orr
Would she not almost be ready, in such an hour, to die as Porphyria died?Browning's Heroines|Ethel Colburn Mayne
Pauline, of course, exists only as an abstraction, and Porphyria is in no exact sense a portrait from the life.
British Dictionary definitions for porphyria
Word Origin for porphyria
Word Origin and History for porphyria
metabolic disorder, 1923, from porphyrin (1910), the ame of the type of chemical which, in imbalance, causes it, from German porphyrin, chemical name, from Greek porphyros "purple" (see purple) + -in (2). Some of the compounds are purple.