X. The urine that was passed was copious, not in
proportion to, but far exceeding, the drink administered.
Yet the urine too that was passed showed
a great malignancy. For it had neither the proper
consistency, nor coction, nor cleansing powers ; it
signified for most patients wasting, trouble,1 pains,
and absence of crisis.
1 Probably "disordered
bowels," a common meaning of
ταραχὴ in the Corpus.
Hippocrates Collected Works I. Hippocrates. W. H. S. Jones. Cambridge. Harvard University Press. 1868.
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