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διάτα^σις , εως, ,
A.tension, dilatation, ἔχειν δ. to have the power of dilatation, Arist.PA664a33 (v.l.); “κεφαλῆς διατάσεις καὶ ἰλίγγουςPl. R.407c (prob.).
2. extension, of a fractured or dislocated limb, Hp.Off.15, cf. Heliod. ap. Orib.49.8.33; “σπαρτῶνAlciphr.2.4.
3. stretching across: hence Medic., “δ. φρενῶνdiaphragm, Hp.VM22; δ. alone, Id.Coac.394; also of vaginal obstruction, Paul.Aeg.6.72.
II. tension, exertion,πνεύματοςThphr.Sud.32; of athletes and the like , Arist.Pr.885b23, IA705a18; διατάσεις καὶ κλαυθμοί, of infants, Id.Pol.1336a34: metaph., “ εὔνοια . . οὐκ ἔχει δ.Id.EN1166b33; “ἐν δ. γενομένης τῆς ψυχῆςPlu.Cor.21; πρὸς τὸν ἥλιον δ., of plants, Iamb. Protr.21.λή.
2. contention, quarrel,εἰς μεγάλην ἐλθεῖν δ. πρός τιναD.S.38/9.2(s.v.l.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 9.2
    • Plato, Republic, 407c
    • Hippocrates, De officina medici, 15
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 22
    • Plutarch, Caius Marcius Coriolanus, 21
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