\lˌuːkəɹˈi͡ə], \lˌuːkəɹˈiə], \l_ˌuː_k_ə_ɹ_ˈiə]\
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By Noah Webster.
A more or less abundant discharge of a white, yellowish, or greenish mucus; resulting from acute or chronic inflammation, or from irritation of the membrane lining the genital organs of the female. Vaginal Leucorrhoea has been termed Blennorrhoea seu Fluor albus vaginae, Leucorrhoea, Medorrhoea vaginae, Vaginitis, Elytroblennorrhoea, Colporrhoea-Uterine Leucorrhoea has received the names Fluor albus uteri, Leucorrhoea seu Medorrhoea uteri, Metroblennorrhoea, Blennometritis, Metroblenvozemia, Metrocatarrhus, Metroleucorrhoea, (F.) Leucorrhee uterine, Catarrhe uterin. It is often attended with Pain and a sense of heaviness in the loins, abdomen and thighs: disordered digestive functions, etc., so that, at times, the health suffers largely, although there are few females who are not occasionally subject to moderate leucorrhoea. Attention to the general health, change of air, keeping up a perspirable state of the surface by flannel worn next the skin, the horizontal posture, etc., do more than pharmaceutical agents; which are almost entirely confined to astringent injections. These may be employed, when the discharge is so great as to require them.
By Robley Dunglison