Dictionary » R » Rheum

Rheum

rheum

(Science: botany) A genus of plants. See rhubarb.

Origin: NL, from L. Rha the river Volga, on the banks of which it grows. See Rhubarb.

(Science: medicine) A serous or mucous discharge, especially one from the eves or nose. I have a rheum in mine eyes too. (Shak) salt rheum.

(Science: medicine) See salt rheum, in the Vocab.

Origin: OF. Reume, rheume, F. Rhume a cold, L. Rheuma rheum, from Gr, fr. To flow, akin to E. Stream. See Stream, and cf. Haemorrhoids.


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



Results from our forum


The Fiber Disease

... not by chance both woken up the same moring with huge swollen feet and ankles......then both go to a doctor 2 months later and both diagnosed as Rheum. Arthritic......there is no way that would have been hereditary just passing down the genetic factor from our parents on the same moring...... ...

See entire post
by cabeal
Tue Aug 15, 2006 3:49 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5429407

The Fiber Disease

... not by chance both woken up the same moring with huge swollen feet and ankles......then both go to a doctor 2 months later and both diagnosed as Rheum. Arthritic......no way in hell, I taught phys. Ed the 10 years prior to me catching this crud and ran a good 15 miles per week.....(blah, bah, ...

See entire post
by London
Tue Aug 15, 2006 2:50 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5429407

Fiber Disease

... lesions, video tape, ALL my lab results, Dr's notes, AND.. I have tape recorded ALL my dr's visit's.. that includes Infectious disease Dr's, and Rheumatologist, at two of the biggest Universities here in the mid-west! I also have jars filled with samples of what I swab out of all mucous membranes ...

See entire post
by AMom
Thu Nov 24, 2005 9:35 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5429407


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,487 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link