gutta serena
Amaurosis Am`au*ro"sis, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? dark, dim.] (Med.) A loss or decay of sight, from loss of power in the optic nerve, without any perceptible external change in the eye; -- called also {gutta serena}, the ``{drop serene}'' of Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gutta serena — Gutta Gut ta, n.; pl. {Gutt[AE]}. [L.] 1. A drop. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) One of a series of ornaments, in the form of a frustum of a cone, attached to the lower part of the triglyphs, and also to the lower faces of the mutules, in the Doric… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gutta serena — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ sə̇ˈrēnə noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, clear drop : amaurosis * * * gutta serena noun (medicine) Amaurosis • • • Main Entry: ↑gutta …   Useful english dictionary

  • gutta serena — [L.] (Med.) Amaurosis, drop serene …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Gutta — Gut ta, n.; pl. {Gutt[AE]}. [L.] 1. A drop. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) One of a series of ornaments, in the form of a frustum of a cone, attached to the lower part of the triglyphs, and also to the lower faces of the mutules, in the Doric order;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gutta —   n. (pl. ae) drop.    ♦ gutta percha, n. rubber like substance.    ♦ gutta rosacea, acne rosacea.    ♦ gutta serena, amaurosis.    ♦ guttate, a. like a drop; having spots like drops.    ♦ guttiferous, a. yielding gum.    ♦ guttiform, a. drop… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • gutta — 1. A drop. 2. A rubber like polyterpene found in g. percha. Cf.:chicle, g. percha. [L.] g. serena former term for blindness of unknown etiology; the “serena” suggested that the anterior segment of the eye was clear and tranquil, that there was no …   Medical dictionary

  • campana — Gutta Gut ta, n.; pl. {Gutt[AE]}. [L.] 1. A drop. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) One of a series of ornaments, in the form of a frustum of a cone, attached to the lower part of the triglyphs, and also to the lower faces of the mutules, in the Doric… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drop — Gutta Gut ta, n.; pl. {Gutt[AE]}. [L.] 1. A drop. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) One of a series of ornaments, in the form of a frustum of a cone, attached to the lower part of the triglyphs, and also to the lower faces of the mutules, in the Doric… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • GuttAE — Gutta Gut ta, n.; pl. {Gutt[AE]}. [L.] 1. A drop. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) One of a series of ornaments, in the form of a frustum of a cone, attached to the lower part of the triglyphs, and also to the lower faces of the mutules, in the Doric… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guttae band — Gutta Gut ta, n.; pl. {Gutt[AE]}. [L.] 1. A drop. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) One of a series of ornaments, in the form of a frustum of a cone, attached to the lower part of the triglyphs, and also to the lower faces of the mutules, in the Doric… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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