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θα^λα?́μ-η , ,
A.lurkingplace, den, lair, “πουλύποδος θαλάμης ἐξελκομένοιοOd.5.432, cf.Arist.HA 599b15, Numen. ap. Ath.7.315b; of the σωλήν and polypus, Arist.HA 535a17, 549b32; of the nest of the fish φωλίς, ib.621b9; of the Theban dragon's den, E.Ph.931 (pl.); of the cave of Trophonius, Id.Ion 394 (pl.); of the grave, Id.Supp.980 (anap., pl.); of the hive or nest of bees, in pl., AP6.239 (Apollonid.), 9.404 (Antiphil.); cj. in E.Ba.561 (v. “θάλαμος11).
2. of cavities in the body, Arte 10(pl.); ventricle of the heart, Arist.Somn.Vig.458a17; of the pores of sponges, Id.HA548a28; the nostrils, Poll.2.79; αὕτη τῶν κοιλιῶν οἷον θ. of the (Galenic) optic thalamus, Gal.UP16.3; of recesses in the cranial bones, ib.11.3; of the eye-socket, Hp.1.93D.
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