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σφήν-ωσις , εως, ,
A.the use of the wedge, Hp.Fract.31, Orib.49.8.13.
2. closing up, obstruction, “τοῦ πνεύματοςPlu.2.127d, cf. 654a, Placit.3.15.5; difficult passage, of calculi, Aret.SD2.3(pl.); obstruction, Alex.Aphr. Pr.1.107, cf. Gal.1.284 (pl.); “τῶν πόρωνAlex.Trall.1.2; [τῆς κεφαλῆς] plugging up, cold in the head, Cass.Pr.25; impaction of foetus, Sor.2.60, Paul.Aeg.3.76.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (2):
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 31
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 2.3
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