Synchysis Syn"chy*sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to confound; sy`n with + ? to pour.] A derangement or confusion of any kind, as of words in a sentence, or of humors in the eye. [1913 Webster]

{Sparkling synchysis} (Med.), a condition in which the vitreous humor is softened and contains sparkling scales of cholesterin. [1913 Webster]

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  • Synchysis — (gr.), 1) Zusammengießung, Verwirrung; 2) Auflösung des Glaskörpers des Auges, wobei derselbe seine eiweisartige Consistenz verliert u. in eine mehr flüssige übergeht u. der Augapfel sich weicher u. mehr teigig anfühlt. Die Iris verräth… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Synchysis — Synchysis, griech., Verschmelzung, Auflösung der flüssigen Theile des inneren Auges; in der Grammatik Vermischung der zu scheidenden Wörter …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • synchysis — /singˈki sis/ noun 1. Confusion of meaning due to unusual arrangement (rhetoric) 2. Fluidity of the vitreous humour of the eye (pathology) ORIGIN: Gr, from syn together, with, and cheein to pour …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Synchysis — En retórica, la synchysis (o mixtura verborum), dentro de las figuras literarias, es una de las figuras de posición. Se trata del recurso literario que provoca un mayor grado de confusión sintáctica pues, a través de hipérbatos y anástrofes,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • synchysis — (sin ki zis ) s. m. Terme de médecine. Synchysis étincelant, affection chronique non douloureuse de l oeil, caractérisée par de petits points brillants ressemblant à de petites étincelles très nombreuses, sans cesse renaissantes, qui se balancent …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • synchysis — noun /ˈsɪn.kə.sɨs/ a) A complicated, interlocking word order pattern in early Latin verse, demonstrated by Virgil and his contemporaries. b) A confused mixture …   Wiktionary

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