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νάρκ-η , ,
A.numbness, deadness, caused by palsy, frost, fright, etc., Hp.VM22, Aph.5.25; “ν. κατὰ τῆς χειρὸς καταχεῖταιAr.V.713, cf. Arist.HA515b20, Pr.867b29, 954a23 (pl.).
II. torpedo, electric ray, which benumbs any one who touches it, Antiph.132.2, Anaxandr.41.52, etc.; “ πλατεῖα ν. θαλαττίαPl.Men.80a, cf. Arist.HA620b19; ν. ποταμία the Egyptian electric eel, Malapterurus electricus, PMag.Osl.1.284, cf. Ath.7.312b: in metapl. acc. “νάρκα^Opp.C.3.55.
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    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 713
    • Plato, Meno, 80a
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 5.25
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 22
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