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Headword: Ὀξυρεγμία
Adler number: omicron,432
Translated headword: indigestion
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"She was continually walking around, pretending to have indigestion."[1]
It is called ὀξυρεγμία when one's food turns acid [in the stomach].[2]
Greek Original:
Ὀξυρεγμία. ἡ δὲ περιπάτους ἐποιεῖτο συχνοὺς ὀξυρεγμίαν προσποιουμένη. Ὀξυρεγμία δὲ λέγεται, ὅταν ἡ τροφὴ ἐποξίσῃ.
Notes:
[1] Procopius, Secret History 4.23, on Antonina.
[2] From epsilon 1806.
Reference:
C. de Boor, "Suidas und die Konstantinsche Exzerptsammlung II," Byzantinische Zeitschrift 23 (1914-1919) 52
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; food; historiography; medicine; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 November 2005@20:59:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 16 November 2005@03:26:44.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 16 November 2005@03:28:55.
Catharine Roth (added bibliography) on 28 December 2009@23:02:14.
David Whitehead on 4 July 2013@07:31:19.

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