Limosis
Limosis Li*mo"sis (l[-i]*m[=o]"s[i^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. limo`s hunger.] (Med.) A ravenous appetite caused by disease; excessive and morbid hunger. [1913 Webster]

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  • limosis — /lī mōˈsis/ noun An abnormally ravenous appetite ORIGIN: Gr līmos hunger …   Useful english dictionary

  • limosis — n. abnormal hunger or an excessive desire for food. * * * li·mo·sis (li moґsis) abnormal hunger …   Medical dictionary

  • limosis — n. abnormal hunger or an excessive desire for food …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Булимия, Кинорексия (Limosis) — болезненное чувство голода или страстная жажда пищи. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • БУЛИМИЯ, КИНОРЕКСИЯ — (limosis) болезненное чувство голода или страстная жажда пищи …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • PINNA — I. PINNA Hebr. Gap desc: Hebrew, an per sermonis compendium, quasi spina fossaria, quia his quasi spinis aquam fodit piscis et sulcat? Graecis πτερύγιον, ab alarum similitudine. Ut enim pulse aeris feruntur alae et ferunt, ita promovent pisces,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • RAVENNA — urbs Galliae Togatae, Aemiliae archiepiscopalis et metropolis apud oram litoream, ubi rhombus laudatissimus, Plin. l. 3. c. 16. inter Ferrariam 50. et Ariminum in ortum 35. mill. pass. a Bononiâ 45 ab Anconâ. 102. Α᾿ρχαίαν πόλιν vocat Geographus …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • SANGUISUGA — Plinii aevô dici coepit, quae prius Hirudo vocabatur, de qua voce retro dictum. Hinc Plin. l. 8. c. 10. ubi de elephantis, Cruciatum in potu maximum sentiunt, haustâ hirudine, quam sanguisugam vulgo coeisse appellari adverto. Et l. 32. c. 10.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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