2. dissolving, Arist. Mu.394b17, Plu.2.915c (pl.); σώματος, of death, Secund.Sent.19.
3. resolution of a problem by the analysis of its conditions, opp. σύνθεσις, Arist.EN1112b23; esp. in Math., Phld.Acad.Ind.17, Papp.634.11, Procl.in Euc.p.43 F.
4. in the Logic of Arist., reduction of the imperfect figures into the perfect one, APr.51a18, al., Chrysipp.Stoic.2.7.
5. solution of a problem, etc., Plu.Rom.12.