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1. a state of health; proper balance of different factors constituting a healthy state.
2. a state in which the body reacts normally to ingested or injected drugs, proteins, or other substances.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. Obsolete term for homeostasis.
2. Obsolete term for a condition of reduced susceptibility to the adverse effects of certain drugs, articles of diet, and other factors.
[G. eukrasia, good temperament, fr. eu, well, + krasis, a mixing]
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