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ἰχώρ [ι_], ῶρος, ,
A.ichor, the juice, not blood, that flows in the veins of gods, Il.5.340,etc.: Ep.acc. ἰχῶ ib.416: in pl., of the Giants, Str. 6.3.5; later simply, blood, A.Ag.1480 (anap.).
II. the watery part of animal juices, serum (cf. Gal.15.345), of the blood, Hp.Cord. 11, Pl.Ti.83c, Arist.HA521b2 (also in pl., v.l. in 521a18), PA651a18; of gall, “χολώδεας ἰχῶραςHp.Acut.Sp.1; of milk, whey, Arist. HA521b27; gravy of underdone meat, Archestr.Fr.57.6; juice of burning logs, Dsc.1.119, Eup.1.120.
2. serous or sero-purulent discharge, Hp.VC19, Arist.HA630a6 (pl.), Gal.10.184, etc.; ἰχῶρες ὑδαρεῖς ὕπωχροι, from women in childbirth, Arist.HA586b32; of the putrefied blood of a viper, Id.Mir.845a8; of naphtha (prob.), regarded in legend as due to the putrefaction of Giants' corpses, ib.838a29.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1480
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.340
    • Plato, Timaeus, 83c
    • Strabo, Geography, 6.3.5
    • Hippocrates, De capitis vulneribus, 19
    • Hippocrates, De diaeta in morbis acutis, 1
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