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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: sang'gwin

Definition: Formerly, denoting a temperament characterized by a light, fair complexion, full pulse, good digestion, optimistic outlook, and a quick but not lasting temper.

Synonym(s): plethoric

Synonym(s): sanguineous3

[L. sanguineus]

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