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ˈhyu mər əl; often ˈyu-hu·moral

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humoraladjective

    of or relating to bodily fluids


  1. humoraladjective

    Of or relating to the body fluids or humours.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Humoraladjective

    Proceeding from the humours.

    Etymology: from humour.

    This sort of fever is comprehended under continual humoral fevers. Gideon Harvey, on Consumptions.


  1. humoral

    Humoral refers to the aspect of immunity or immune response that involves substances found in body fluids, primarily mediated by antibodies produced by B lymphocytes. It is one of two main aspects of the adaptive immune system, the other being cell-mediated immunity. The term "humoral" comes from the term "humor," which in ancient medicine referred to body fluids, such as blood, lymph or bile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Humoraladjective

    pertaining to, or proceeding from, the humors; as, a humoral fever

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. humoral.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of humoral in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of humoral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of humoral in a Sentence

  1. Reshma Biniwale:

    I would be very hesitant to say that the child will be completely off all immune suppression, because this technique only takes care of the T cells, of the thymic cells, immunity is also mediated by antibodies by the humoral cells, which require a completely different mechanism of immune suppression.

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