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rheum

 [ro̳m]
any watery or catarrhal discharge.
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rheum

(rūm),
A mucous or watery discharge.
[G. rheuma, a flux]
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rheum

(ro͞om)
n.
A watery or thin mucous discharge from the eyes or nose.

rheum′y adj.
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rheum

An obsolete term for any watery discharge.
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rheum

(rūm)
A mucous or watery discharge.
[G. rheuma, a flux]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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