Apachi: 1 definition



Apachi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Ambiguity: Although Apachi has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the Sanskrit word Apaci. It further has the optional forms Apachī, Apāchī, Apa-chi and Apa-chī.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume II

The augmented and accumulated fat and Kapham give rise to string of hard glossy, painless, nodular, or elongated granthi (swellings) about the joints of the jawbones, at the waist, joint, about the tendons of the neck, about the throat or about the region of the arm-pits. These glands (Granthis) resembling the stones of the Āmalaka fruit or the spawn of fish in shape or like some other shape, are of the same colour as the surrounding skin ; and a string or a large crop of such glandular knots, gradually growing is called Apachi (Scrofula etc.) on account of the extensive nature of their growth.

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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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