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συγ-κάμπτω ,
A.bend, “τὸ σκέλοςHp.Art.14, Pl. Phd.60b; “συγκάμψας τὰν χῆρα καθ᾽ ἕνα ἐκτείνειν τῶν δακτύλωνIG42(1).121.28 (Epid., iv B.C.); of legs, arms, spine, etc., Diocl.Fr.141; “τὸν νῶτόν τινωνLXX Ps.68(69).24: intr., bend down, ib. 4 Ki.4.35:— Pass., opp. ἐκτείνεσθαι, X.Eq.12.5; συγκεκαμμένῳ τῷ σκέλει, of a person mounting a horse, ib.7.2; συγκεκαμμένος τοῖς δακτύλοις with the fingers doubled up. D.L.6.29; esp. of the action of sitting down, “συγκαμφθεὶς κάθημαιPl.Phd.98d, cf. Hp.Off.9, Arist.Pr.885b34; of the foetus in the womb, Id.HA586b1, Sor.2.60; of the chest in phthisis, Hp.Loc.Hom.14; of animals lying down with their knees bent under them, “ς. βοῦςArist.HA575a14:—in Pass. also, bend together with, “ἐπιφανείας -εσθαι τοῖς σώμασινPlu.2.63c.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Old Testament, 2 Kings, 4.35
    • Plato, Phaedo, 60b
    • Plato, Phaedo, 98d
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 12.5
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 7.2
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 14
    • Hippocrates, De officina medici, 9
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