leucorrhoea


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leu·kor·rhe·a

(lū'kōr-ē'ă)
Discharge from the vagina of a white or yellowish viscid fluid.
Synonym(s): leukorrhagia, leucorrhoea, leukorrhoea.
[leuko- + G. rhoia, flow]
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leucorrhoea

Any whitish VAGINAL DISCHARGE containing mucus and pus cells. Leucorrhoea is purely descriptive and is not a specific disease.
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(1) Curtis AH: On the etiology and bacteriology of leucorrhoea. Surg Gynecol Obstet 1914; 18:299-306