Algid



cold; chilly.
Historical Examples

The algid or congestive form occurs more frequently than either of the others.
A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various

Equally ineffectual are other means used for communicating heat to the algid body and thereby reviving its functions.
A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various

Yet the efficacy of this powerful agency is by no means comparable to that which it produces in the algid forms of malarial fever.
A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various

adjective
(med) chilly or cold

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Algid stage

    algid stage algid stage al·gid stage (āl’jĭd) n. The stage of collapse in cholera.

  • Algiers

    a seaport in and the capital of Algeria, in the N part. one of the former Barbary States in N Africa: now modern Algeria. a republic in NW Africa: formerly comprised 13 departments of France; gained independence 1962. 919,352 sq. mi. (2,381,122 sq. km). Capital: Algiers. Contemporary Examples “People are now planting bombs in the […]



  • Algie

    a male given name, form of . Historical Examples Algie Thynne was criblé with debts, and probably keen on marrying for money. The Limit Ada Leverson Algie often used to shoot there, and now they say he just has his brother down to shoot with him. The Island Pharisees John Galsworthy Hush, you must be […]

  • Algin

    any hydrophilic, colloidal substance found in or obtained from various kelps, as or one of its soluble salts. Historical Examples The algin extracted from the Pacific kelp can be used as a rubber surrogate for water-proofing cloth. Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson algin, a viscous, gummy substance obtained from certain seaweeds, more especially those of […]



Disclaimer: Algid definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.