n. (etymology unknown) bile, the bilious humour (one of the three humours[ seekapha-and vāyu-]or that secreted between the stomach and bowels and flowing through the liver and permeating spleen, heart, eyes, and skin;its chief quality is heat)
पित्तम् Bile, one of the three humours of the body (the other two being वात and कफ and its chief quality (heat); पित्तं यदि शर्करया शाम्यति को$र्थः पटोलेन Pt.1.378; पित्तमुष्णं द्रवं पीतं नीलं सत्त्वगुणोत्तरम् । सरं कटु घु स्निग्धं तीक्ष्ण- मम्ले तु पाकतः ॥; मध्याह्ने च यथार्धरात्रसमये पित्तप्रकोपो भवेत् Bhāva. P. -Comp. -अतीसारः a bilious form of diarrhœa. -अभिष्यन्दः a bilious form of ophthalmia. -अरिः N. of several plants लाक्षा, वर्वर &c. -उपहत a. affected by bile; पश्यति पित्तोपहतः शशिशुभ्रं शङ्खमपि पीतम् K. P.1. 478. -कोशः, -षः the gall-bladder. -क्षोभः excess or derangement of the bilious humour. -गदिन् a. bilious, affected by bile. -ज्वरः, -दाहः a bilious fever. -द्राविन् the sweet citron. -धर a. bilious. -धरा f. A kind of Kalā (one of the substrata of the humours) in the body; षष्ठी पित्तधरा नाम या कला परिकीर्तिता । पक्वामाशयमध्यस्था ग्रहणी सा प्रकीर्तिता; Susruta. -प्रकृति a. of a bilious of choleric temperament. -प्रकोपः excess and vitiation of the bilious humour. -भेदः see पित्तक्षोभः; अवीनां पित्तभेदश्च सर्वेषा- मिति नः श्रुतम् Mb.12.283.55. -भेषजम् a sort of pulse (Mar. मसूर). -रक्तम् plethora. -वल्लभा see अतिविषा. -वायुः flatulence caused by the excess and vitiation of the bilious humour. -विदग्ध a. impaired by bile. -विनाशन, -शमन, -हर a. antibilious.
noun (neuter) a particular disturbance of the blood caused by bile (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
plethora (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
spontaneous hemorrhage from the mouth or nose (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (neuter) a tumour caused by a chill (attended with fever and sickness and compared to a swelling caused by a wasp sting) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
increase of bile or phlegm caused by cold (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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