Definition of humoralism in English:

humoralism

noun

historical
  • The theory that health, disease, and temperament are determined by the four humours of the body. Also (more generally): the theory that all disease can be ascribed to the state of the body fluids, especially the blood.

Origin

Early 19th century. From humoral + -ism. Compare slightly earlier humorism, and also earlier humoralist.

Pronunciation

humoralism

/ˈhjuːm(ə)rəlɪz(ə)m//ˈhjuːm(ə)r(ə)lɪz(ə)m/