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ple·thor·ic

(ple-thōr'ik, pleth'ŏ-rik),
Relating to plethora.
Synonym(s): sanguine (1) , sanguineous (2)

plethoric

(plĕ-thôr′ĭk, -thŏr′-, plĕth′ə-rĭk)
adj.
Characterized by an overabundance of blood.

ple·thor′i·cal·ly adv.

plethoric

adjective Fluid-filled, edematous

ple·thor·ic

(plĕ-thōr'ik)
Relating to plethora (hypervolemia).
Synonym(s): sanguine (1) , sanguineous (2) .

plethoric

Having a ruddy complexion from widening of blood vessels under the skin or, rarely, from POLYCYTHAEMIA.
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Parameter Polycythemia vera Anoxemic or secondary polycythemia Fundamental Hyperplastic Anoxemia situation panmyelopathy Etiology Unknown Anoxemia (altitude, cardiac, pulmonary) Bone marrow Excessive Excessive erythropoiesis erythroleuko- thrombocytopoiesis Clinical Plethoric Cyanosis, chronic appearance, pulmonary disease, splenomegaly congenital cardiac disease Blood Pancytosis, No pancytosis erythrocytosis, leukocytosis Blood volume High High Red cell High High volume Plasma Normal or Low volume increased Arterial oxygen Normal Diminished saturation
Understanding those studies--and the speculation they inspire--poses a plethoric challenge to HIV clinicians, but one they can ill afford to ignore as their patients advance steadfastly through middle and old age with a virus that may remain unmeasurable for life.
51) This fear of the harmful effects of plethoric menstrual blood was not exclusive to the women who consulted Forman.
The turgid governmental manifesto, like the Arab League's declarations, will read as a litany of bullet points where each of the plethoric and inflated 30-some ministers will place a word.
Indeed a lot of incumbents are in a very bad state; their staff is plethoric (and adjustment is uneasy due to political reasons), their customers are few and often bad-payers and they are unable to develop Internet quickly, a field where they should have an important role as has been the case in Europe.
As noted elsewhere (Fuentes, 2002), the history of psychology, whose plethoric development must be acknowledged, has been repeatedly seen by the historians of psychology themselves as divided in an uneven diversity of parallel and successive "schools and systems" that differ not only in the type of problems they investigate, in the practical problems they treat, and how they intervene in them, but also in the very way they conceive their "purpose" and their study "method.
The plethoric madness of Thersites' list was lost in this crude spelling-out.
Pablo was stark naked; his formerly full-muscled legs and arms were shrunken and scrawny; his ribs ridged out like those of a [starving] horse; his habitually plethoric abdomen was drawn in almost against his vertebral column; his lips had disappeared as if amputated, leaving low edges of blackened tissue; his teeth and gums projected like those of a skinned animal, but the flesh was black and dry as a hank of jerky; his nose was withered and shrunken to half its length, the nostril-lining showing black; his eyes were set in a winkless stare, with surrounding skin so contracted as to expose the conjunctiva, itself black as the gums; .
In the conformation of their identity, the American management, plethoric of incentives so that it developed in all its fullness an exacerbated individualism, had already absorbed the initial contributions of the engineers, and then relegated to the rest of the social scientists, in good measure to the role of taxpayers disciplined to the greater harmony and integration of the organizational membership in the execution of the behavior patterns established for the administrative discipline in an almost corporate way.
As the Foreword to the first edition of this Review's Australian Guide to Legal Citation records, (5) one of the deeper traps, for both authors and editors, is the 'drab, Latinate, plethoric, euphemistic style' condemned by Judge Richard Posner.
Just as it cannot be compared to the depravities of our decrepit world, so it is nothing but vain self-delusion to rejoice at the sight of them and to see in these plethoric bladders the beginning stages of a malignant tumor.
On examination the patient might be anaemic or have a plethoric appearance due to long-term smoking.