Apatyapatha, Apatya-patha: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Apatyapatha in Ayurveda glossary
Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Apatyapatha (अपत्यपथ):—[apatyapathaḥ] Vagina. Genital passage. A musculo membraneous tube that forms the passage way between cervix uteri and the vulva.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Apatyapatha (अपत्यपथ).—the vulva.

Derivable forms: apatyapathaḥ (अपत्यपथः).

Apatyapatha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms apatya and patha (पथ).

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

Apatyapatha (अपत्यपथ):—[=apatya-patha] [from apatya] m. ‘path of offspring’, the vulva, [Suśruta]

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

Apatyapatha (अपत्यपथ):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-thaḥ) The vulva; e. g. sa (scil. garbho) yadā viguṇānilaprapīḍitopatyapathamanekadhā pratipadyate tadā saṃkhyā hīyate. E. apatya and pathin, samās. aff. a.

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

Apatyapatha (अपत्यपथ):—[apatya-patha] (thaḥ) 1. m. The vulva.

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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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