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Pronunciation: yu-kra'zhe-a


  1. Obsolete term for homeostasis.
  2. Obsolete term for a condition of reduced susceptibility to the adverse effects of certain drugs, articles of diet, and other factors.

[G. eukrasia, good temperament, fr. eu, well, + krasis, a mixing]

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