• WordNet 3.6
    • adj sanious of or resembling or characterized by ichor or sanies "an ichorous discharge","the sanious discharge from an ulcer"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sanious (med) Discharging sanies; as, a sanious ulcer.
    • Sanious (Med) Pertaining to sanies, or partaking of its nature and appearance; thin and serous, with a slight bloody tinge; as, the sanious matter of an ulcer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sanious Pertaining to sanies, or partaking of its nature and appearance.
    • sanious Excreting or effusing: as, a sanious ulcer.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. saniosus, fr. sanies,: cf. F. sanieux,


In literature:

Associated Words: sanies, sanious.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
Empima (empyema) is the hawking-up of sanies, with infection of the lung and a sanious habit.
"Gilbertus Anglicus" by Henry Ebenezer Handerson
It has a discharge from the eyes, and a fetid, sanious discharge from the nose.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
But the matter became sanious, of a brown colour, and highly putrid.
"Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air" by Joseph Priestley