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διπλόη , ,
A.fold, doubling, Gal.2.710: but usu.,
II. porous substance between the double plates in the bones in the skull, Hp.VC1, 17, Heliod. ap. Orib.46.9.4, Ruf.Onom.135: generally, spongy core of bone, Paul.Aeg.6.77; also, tissue between layers of intestine, Aret. SD2.9: hence,
2. weak spot, flaw in metal, Pl.Sph.267e, Ph. Bel.71.28, Plu.2.802b: metaph., αἱ δ. τῆς ψυχῆς ib. 715f, cf. 441d; 'patchiness', Plot.5.2.1; also, concealed sense, in oracles, Plu.2.407c.
III. hollow sting of the scorpion, Ael.NA9.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Plato, Sophist, 267e
    • Hippocrates, De capitis vulneribus, 1
    • Hippocrates, De capitis vulneribus, 17
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 2.9
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 9.4
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