Usage examples for humoral

  1. In essence the practitioner of the humoral school attempted to restore the naturally harmonious balance of elements, qualities, and humors that had broken down and caused disease or pain. – Medicine in Virginia, 1607-1699 by Thomas P. Hughes
  2. The serous, or humoral Apoplexy invades Persons of a less robust Constitution; whose Blood is more dilute or watery; and rather viscid, or lightly gelatinous, than heavy or rich; whole Vessels are in a more relaxed State; and who abound more in other Humours than in red Blood. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  3. The humoral theory of pathology and medicine, which prevailed for so many centuries and the effects of which are embalmed for all time in our common speech, was closely related in its inception to the ideas which I shall discuss in these pages. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  4. Again, it will be seen that there is nothing more than the fashionable classic humoral pathology, without any original observations, and, in fact, the book is little more than a puff of his incomparable oleum cephalicum, " a noble medicine," which he professes to have discovered; " a composition so very curious, which I have known the use and benefit of in so many instances, that I can venture to assure it to be the best medicine in the world in all the kinds of lunacy I have met with. – Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles by Daniel Hack Tuke
  5. As Virchow used to insist, the humoral pathology still holds its ground in popular estimation, and so blood purifiers are favorite remedies, and will doubtless continue to be for at least another generation, until cellular pathology secures a hold on the popular mind. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  6. As understood by the seventeenth- century man of medicine, the basic ideas of the humoral theory were the four elements, the four qualities, and the four humors. – Medicine in Virginia, 1607-1699 by Thomas P. Hughes
  7. In its place the humoral theory held sway, with its good humors and its bad humors, and their bilious, lymphatic, nervous and sanguine admixtures. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.