eucrasia


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eucrasia

 [u-kra´zhah]
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.

eu·cra·si·a

(yū-krā'zhē-ă),
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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Along with his insightful interpretations he invokes a wide range of other scholars, and in particular critically appraises the "New Musicology." His introductory remarks about this trend demonstrate his attitude, and also his idiomatic, talky prose: "there emerged in musicology of the 1980s and 1990s not only a rather piggish liberalism coupled with a naive--in my view--psychologism that masqueraded as a kind of psychoanalytical savvy without, if the truth be told, having much to do with psychotherapeutic scholarship or understanding, but also much more positively, what has been called a 'eucrasia', a sort of wellbeing based on openness, in technical musical discourse" (p.