Abhishyandin, Abhiṣyandin: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Abhiṣyandin can be transliterated into English as Abhisyandin or Abhishyandin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Abhishyandin in Ayurveda glossary
Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Abhiṣyandin (अभिष्यन्दिन्) refers to that which is “causative of effluxions”, as mentioned in verse 5.28-29 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] among the (different kinds of milk [viz., payas]), [...] raw [viz., āma] milk (is) causative of effluxions [viz., abhiṣyandin] (and) heavy, properly boiled one different from this; very heavy is (milk that has been) excessively boiled; (that which is still) warm from milking (is) nectar-like”.

Note: Abhiṣyandin (“causative of effluxions”) has been translated by bad-kan skyed-ciṅ (“produces phlegm”); cf. v. 18.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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[«previous next»] — Abhishyandin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhiṣyandin (अभिष्यन्दिन्).—a.

1) Oozing, flowing, trickling,

2) Laxative, opening the bowels.

3) Causing defluxions or watery effusion.

See also (synonyms): abhisyandin.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhiṣyandin (अभिष्यन्दिन्).—mfn. (-ndī-ndinī-ndi) 1. Oozing, trickling. 2. Having weak eyes. 3. Causing defluxions or serious effusion. E. abhiṣyanda and ini aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Abhiṣyandin (अभिष्यन्दिन्):—[=abhi-ṣyandin] [from abhi-ṣyand] mfn. oozing, trickling, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] laxative, [Suśruta]

3) [v.s. ...] causing defluxions or serious effusions, [Suśruta]

4) Abhisyandin (अभिस्यन्दिन्):—[=abhi-syandin] [from abhi-ṣyand] mfn. oozing, trickling, [Suśruta]

5) [v.s. ...] laxative, [Suśruta]

6) [v.s. ...] causing defluxions or serious effusions, [Suśruta]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhiṣyandin (अभिष्यन्दिन्):—(In Medicine.) I. [tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-ndī-ndinī -ndi) 1. Oozing, trickling, fluid; e. g. Suśruta: dadhi tu madhuramamlamatyamlamiti…. mahābhiṣyandi madhuraṃ kaphamedovivarjanam…. rase pāke ca madhuramatyabhiṣyandi doṣalam. E. syand with abhi, kṛt aff. ṇini. 2. Causing defluxions or serous effusion (yadeva dravyaṃ śarīrābhyantare kledaṃ janayati…. abhiṣyandidravyāṇi dadhimatsyaduṣṭodakaprabhṛtīni); e. g. Suśruta: vidāhiguruviṣṭambhirukṣābhiṣyandibhojanaiḥ…. hikkā śvāsaśca nṛṇāṃ samupajāyate; or divā svapnamabhiṣyandi guru cānnaṃ vivarjayet. Comp. abhisyandin. E. syand, in the caus. with abhi, kṛt aff. ṇini. Ii. m. f. n.

(-ndī-ndinī-ndi) Affected with ophthalmia (see abhiṣyanda) (Wilson). E. abhiṣyanda, taddh. aff. ini.

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Abhisyandin (अभिस्यन्दिन्):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-ndī-ndinī-ndi) The same as abhiṣyandin; the change of s to in this deriv. of syand, pref. abhi, being optional, if it applies to inanimate objects; if it is used, however, of living beings the form should be only abhisyandin (Pāṇ. Viii. 3. 72.). Comp. the following. E. see s. abhiṣyandin.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhiṣyandin (अभिष्यन्दिन्):—[abhi-ṣyandin] (ndī-ndinī-ndi) a. Oozing, trickling, flowing.

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Abhishyandin in German

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