Ichor



[ahy-kawr, ahy-ker] /ˈaɪ kɔr, ˈaɪ kər/

noun
1.
Classical Mythology. an ethereal fluid flowing in the veins of the gods.
2.
Pathology. an acrid, watery discharge, as from an ulcer or wound.
/ˈaɪkɔː/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) the fluid said to flow in the veins of the gods
2.
(pathol) a foul-smelling watery discharge from a wound or ulcer
n.

1630s, from Greek ikhor, of unknown origin, possibly from a non-Indo-European language. The fluid that serves for blood in the veins of the gods. Related: Ichorous.

ichor i·chor (ī’kôr’, ī’kər)
n.
A watery, acrid discharge from a wound or ulcer.
i’chor·ous (ī’kər-əs) adj.

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