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φλέγμα , ατος, τό, (φλέγω)
A.flame, fire, heat, Il.21.337.
II. Medic.
1. inflammation, heat, Hp.Prog.18, Morb.2.27, Gal.Nat.Fac.2.9.
2. phlegm, one of the four humours in the body, Hdt.4.187, Hp.Nat.Hom.4, Aph.7.54, Phryn.Com. l.c., Thphr.HP9.11.9; “φ. ὀξὺ καὶ ἁλμυρὸν πηγὴ πάντων νοσημάτων ὅσα γίγνεται καταρροϊκάPl.Ti.85b, cf. 83c sq.; “ χολὴ μέν ἐστι θερμόν, τὸ δὲ φ. ψυχρόνArist.Pr.862b28, cf. Pl.R.564b; “τὸ πικρὸν φ.Phld.Vit.p.18J.: pl., Pl.Ti.82e; φ. ἁλυκά ib.86e.
3. λευκὸν φ., a kind of dropsy, anasarca, Hp.Aph.7.75 (but λευκὸν φ., in the common sense, Pl.Ti.83d, 85a).
4. in Poets, malignant, angry humour,ἄγριον Ἀρχιλόχου φ.AP7.70 (Jul.), cf. 377 (pl., Eryc.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.187
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.337
    • Plato, Republic, 564b
    • Plato, Timaeus, 82e
    • Plato, Timaeus, 83d
    • Plato, Timaeus, 85a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 85b
    • Plato, Timaeus, 86e
    • Plato, Timaeus, 83c
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 7.54
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 7.75
    • Hippocrates, Prognosticon, 18
    • Galen, De naturalibus facultatibus, 2.9
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