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Headword: Νεφροὶ
Adler number: nu,280
Translated headword: kidneys
Vetting Status: high
[Kidneys] of the body: [the organs] into which the urine [οὖρον ] flows [νείφεται ].
Greek Original:
Νεφροὶ σώματος: εἰς οὓς νείφεται τὸ οὖρον.
cf. scholion on Homer, Iliad 21.204, where the phrase δημὸν ... ἐπινεφρίδιον ('fat surrounding the kidneys'; cf. epsilon 2486) occurs.
For kidneys see also nu 279.
This entry is a marginal addition in ms M.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; medicine
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 September 2009@20:12:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 18 September 2009@03:15:55.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 18 September 2009@05:06:26.
David Whitehead on 7 June 2013@06:32:52.


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