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φθίσις [ι^], εως, , (φθίω):—
A.wasting away, perishing, decay,καρποῦPi.Pae.9.14; of the κόσμος, Ocell.1.4; opp. αὔξησις, Hp.VM6, Pl. Phd.71b; opp. αὔξη, Id.R.521e: pl., Id.Phlb.42d.
2. of the moon, waning, Arist.HA582b2, GA767a4.
II. of persons, atrophy, emaciation, Hp.Art.1.
2. esp. consumption, Hdt.7.88, Hp.Epid.1.24, Aph.5.11 (pl.), Arist.HA518b21 (pl.), EN1150b33, IG42(1).122.69 (Epid., iv B. C.), cf. φθόη.
3. contraction of the pupil of the eye, Gal.19.435, Aret.SD1.7, Aët.7.55.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.88
    • Plato, Republic, 521e
    • Plato, Phaedo, 71b
    • Plato, Philebus, 42d
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 5.11
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 1
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 6
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 1.7
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