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στρόφ-ος , , (στρέφω)
A.twisted band or cord, ἐν δὲ ς. ἦεν ἀορτήρ on it (the wallet) was a cord to hang it by, Od.13.438: generally, cord, rope, Hdt.4.60, IG22.1631.336.
2. women's girdle, A.Th. 872 (anap.); prob. for στρόβους, Id.Supp.457.
3. swaddling-band, h.Ap.122, 128.
II. twisting of the bowels, colic, “ς. μ᾽ ἔχει τὴν γαστέραAr.Th.484, cf. Hp.VM10, Aph.4.11, Damox.2.25, Sor.2.85, Gal.6.263; “κοιλίηςHp.Acut.37.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 872
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 457
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 484
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.60
    • Homer, Odyssey, 13.438
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 4.11
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 10
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