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Headword: Ῥίς
Adler number: rho,186
Translated headword: nose
Vetting Status: high
[Note] that the sense organ of things that can be smelled is not the nose, but the mastoid apophysis of the brain, in Theophrastus.[1] See also in the [entry] smell-transmission.[2]
And the [sc. accusative] plural [is] ῥῖνας ).
Greek Original:
Ῥίς: ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν ἡ ῥὶς τὸ αἰσθητήριον τῶν ὀσφραντῶν, ἀλλ' ἡ μαστοειδὴς τοῦ ἐγκεφάλου ἀπόθεσις παρὰ Θεοφράστῳ. καὶ ζήτει ἐν τῷ δίοσμος. καὶ τὸ πληθυντικὸν ῥῖνας.
Entry lacking, Adler reports, in mss AF.
[1] From delta 1211, and see also omicron 721. Here and at delta 1211 the correct term apophysis has been corrupted to apothesis.
[2] delta 1211.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 20 May 2005@01:39:35.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked translation; more keywords; cosmetics) on 20 May 2005@02:57:19.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 23 May 2005@12:17:27.
David Whitehead (another note) on 28 October 2013@09:05:28.


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