Ajagallika, Ajagallikā, Aja-gallika: 6 definitions



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Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Ajagallika in Ayurveda glossary
Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume II

The species of pimples or eruptions which are shaped like the Mudga pulse and are glossy, knotty and painless is called Ajagallikā. They are of the same colour (as the surrounding skin) and their origin is usually ascribed to the action of the deranged Kapham and Váyu. The disease is peculiar to infants.

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

Ajagallikā (अजगल्लिका).—[ajasya galla iva] an infantile disease (Mentagra).

Ajagallikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aja and gallikā (गल्लिका).

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

Ajagallikā (अजगल्लिका):—[=aja-gallikā] [from aja > aj] f. ‘goat’s cheek’, an infantile disease.

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

Ajagallikā (अजगल्लिका):—f.

(-kā) One of the ‘minor diseases’; it occurs in children and consists of small tuberculous eruptions of the form of peas. E. ajagalla (cheek of a goat), taddh. aff. kan.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Ajagallikā (अजगल्लिका):—(aja + gallikā) f. Ziegenwange, Name einer Kinderkrankheit, die zu den sogenannten kleinen Krankheiten gerechnet wird ([HESSLER]: Mentagra) [Suśruta 1, 292, 6. 15. 2, 117, 13.]

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