Antarabhakta, Antarābhakta, Antara-bhakta: 2 definitions



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

Antarābhakta (अन्तराभक्त):—[=antarā-bhakta] [from antarā > antara] n. medicine taken between two meals, [Suśruta]

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

Antarābhakta (अन्तराभक्त):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-ktam) (In Medicine.) A medicament which should be taken between the two periods of eating; one of the ten kinds of medicaments classified according to the time of their application; for the others see s. v. adhobhakta. E. antarā and bhakta; scil. auṣadha.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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