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flor·id

(flōr'id),
1. Of a bright red color; denoting certain cutaneous lesions.
2. Fully developed.
[L. floridus, flowery]

florid

/flor·id/ (flor´id)
1. in full bloom; occurring in fully developed form.
2. having a bright red color.

florid

[flôr′id]
Etymology: L, floridus, flowery
in human skin complexion or wound appearance, a bright red color.

florid

adjective
(1) Exuberant; abundant, well-developed, as in a florid tissue response (e.g., to inflammation).
(2) A rarely used term for brightly coloured, reddish; erythematous.

flor·id

(flōr'id)
1. Of a bright red color; denoting certain cutaneous lesions.
2. Fully developed.
[L. floridus, flowery]

florid

Flushed, of ruddy complexion, rosy.
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