Cikitsa, aka: Cikitsā; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Cikitsa means something in Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

cikitsā (चिकित्सा).—f (S) The practice of medicine. 2 Prognosis or the prognostic division of medicine. 3 Hence minute and close examination; esp. as viewed as captious or hypercritical. 4 A suspicion or surmise; an imagination of ill: also a fancy, an opinion or apprehension bred by one's imagination or fears. v .

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cikitsā (चिकित्सा).—f The practice of medicine. Close examination; prognosis.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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