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humoral

[hyoo-mer-uh l or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu mər əl or, often, ˈyu-/
adjective, Physiology
1.
of, pertaining to, or proceeding from a fluid of the body.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin hūmōrālis. See humor, -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for hum oral

humoral

/ˈhjuːmərəl/
adjective
1.
(immunol) denoting or relating to a type of immunity caused by free antibodies circulating in the blood
2.
(obsolete) of or relating to the four bodily fluids (humours)
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Word Origin and History for hum oral

humoral

adj.

"pertaining to the humors of the body," 1520s, from Middle French humoral (14c.), from Latin humor (see humor (n.)).

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hum oral in Medicine

humoral hu·mor·al (hyōō'mər-əl)
adj.

  1. Relating to body fluids, especially serum.

  2. Relating to or arising from any of the bodily humors.

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