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σηπεδών , όνος, , (σήπομαι)
A.decay, putrefaction, in animal bodies or wood, or even stone, Hp.Epid.3.4, Antipho Soph.15, Pl.Phd.110e, Thphr.CP6.1.5; “σηπεδόνα λαβεῖνPl.Phd.96b.
2. of live flesh, mortification, of two kinds, ς. χλωρή (v. σῆψις) when a humour discharges, and ξηρή when it is dry, Hp.Epid.5.4.
II. pl., putrid humours, Id.Aph.3.16 (sg. in 7.20), Plb. 1.81.7, Com.Adesp.344, etc.
III. a serpent whose bite causes putrefaction, Nic.Th.327, Ael. NA15.18.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Plato, Phaedo, 110e
    • Plato, Phaedo, 96b
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.81.7
    • Hippocrates, De morbis popularibus, 3.4
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 3.16
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 7.20
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 15.18
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