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ἐκπέσσω , Att. ἐκπερί-ττω ,
A.cook thoroughly: hence,
1. of animals, digest or concoct food thoroughly, Hp.VM22.
2. of plants, ripen,τὸν καρπόνThphr.HP2.2.4:—Pass., of nourishment, to be assimilated, Arist.Col.799a11.
3. of eggs, hatch, Id.HA562b18 (Pass.), al.
4. ripen, bring to a head, of an abscess, Dsc.Eup.1.142.
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    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 22
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