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ἔκπτωσις , εως, ,
A.breaking forth, escape, [τοῦ θερμοῦ] Arist.Mete. 370a5 ; [ὑγροῦ] Id.Resp.480a1 ; τῶν ὄψεων . projection of rays from the sun, Id.Pr.911b5 ; emission,πυρόςEpicur.Ep.2pp.46,54 U.
2. banishment, Plb.4.1.8, D.S. 13.65,PMag.Osl.1.222.
3. disappointment, Ceb.7 (pl.) ; falling off,πρὸς τὸ χεῖρονStr.10.3.9 ; . ψυχῆς, error, Arr.Epict.2.17.21 ; abandonment of duty, Stoic.3.163 ; missing,τοῦ σκοποῦPlot.6.1.10 ; falling away from, λόγου ib.3.7 ; [τοῦ ἀγαθοῦ] Epict.p.74 D.
4. in argument, . εἰς ἄπειρον, regressus ad infinitum, Gal.5.79.
5. shipwreck, Hero Aut.22.6.
6. loss,χρημάτωνCod.Just.
II. dislocation of a joint, Hp. Fract.I (pl.); . τῶν ὑστέρων expulsion of the afterbirth, Id.Aph.5.49 ; decay of flesh, sinews, etc., as result of erysipelas, Id.Epid.3.4 ; τῶν ἐσχαρέων . detachment of the eschars, Id.Art.II (pl.); prolapsus uteri, Aret.SD2.11.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 13.65
    • Strabo, Geography, 10.3.9
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.1.8
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 5.49
    • Hippocrates, De morbis popularibus, 3.4
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 2.11
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