Pronunciation: hyū′mŏr, hyū-mōr′is
- Any clear fluid or semifluid hyaline anatomic substance.
- One of the elemental body fluids that were the basis of the physiologic and pathologic teachings of the hippocratic school: blood, yellow bile, black bile, and phlegm.
[L. correctly, umor, liquid]
See Also: humoral doctrine
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.