Dictionary » F » Florid



1. Covered with flowers; abounding in flowers; flowery. Fruit from a pleasant and florid tree. (Jer. Taylor)

2. Bright in colour; flushed with red; of a lively reddish colour; as, a florid countenance.

3. Embellished with flowers of rhetoric; enriched to excess with figures; excessively ornate; as, a florid style; florid eloquence.

4. Flowery; ornamental; running in rapid melodic figures, divisions, or passages, as in variations; full of fioriture or little ornamentations.

Origin: L. Floridus, fr. Flos, floris, flower. See flower.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

Hyperadrenergic POTS

... large increases in blood pressure on standing, indicating that baroreflex buffering is somehow impaired. Central hyperadrenergic POTS in its most florid form is much less common than neuropathic POTS, comprising only ~10% of patients. Thus therapy in these cases usually targets a decrease in sympathetic ...

See entire post
by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
Replies: 0
Views: 6046

The Fiber Disease

... LE; cutaneous manifestations, although uncommon, are an important clue to the diagnosis. We report a case of rifampicin-induced LE presenting with florid cutaneous features. *************************** OH., IM GETTING IT NOW. i TOLD YOU ALL THE INKS HELD THE MICROBES....THINK ABOUT IT.....> ...

See entire post
by London
Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:20 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6245281

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 2,173 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link