repletion

See also: réplétion

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French repletion, from Latin replētiō, replētiōnem.

NounEdit

repletion (countable and uncountable, plural repletions)

  1. The condition of being replete; fullness.
  2. (medicine, archaic) Plethora of the blood.

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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin replētiō, replētiōnem.

NounEdit

repletion f (oblique plural repletions, nominative singular repletion, nominative plural repletions)

  1. repletion (fullness)
  2. (medicine) overabundance; excess
    • 1377, Bernard de Gordon, Fleur de lis de medecine (a.k.a. lilium medicine), page 204 of this essay:
      il doit fuir grant replecion de viandes et de beuvrage
      he must avoid excess of meat and beverages