an abnormal imbalance in some part of the body, esp. in the blood
Origin of dyscrasiaModern Latin from ML, distemper, disease from Classical Greek dyskrasia, bad temperament from dys-, dys- + krasis, a mixing from kerannynai, to mix: see idiosyncrasy
An abnormal bodily condition, especially of the blood.
Origin of dyscrasiaMedieval Latin bad mixture, disease from Greek duskrāsiā dus- dys- krāsis mixing ; see kerə- in Indo-European roots.