dyscrasial, dyscrasic /dis kraz"ik, -kras"-/, dyscratic, adj.
/dis kray"zheuh, -zhee euh, -zee euh/, n. Pathol.
a malfunction or abnormal condition, esp. an imbalance of the constituents of the blood.
[1350-1400; ME; < ML < Gk dyskrasía bad mixture, equiv. to dys- DYS- + krâs(is) a mixing + -ia -IA]

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