algid


algid
Chilly, cold. [L. algidus, cold]

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al·gid 'al-jəd adj marked by prostration, cold and clammy skin, and low blood pressure used chiefly of a severe form of malaria

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adj.
cold: usually describing the cold clammy skin associated with certain forms of malaria.

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al·gid (alґjid) [L. algidus] chilly or cold.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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