Urograha, aka: Uras-graha; 3 Definition(s)

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Urograha (उरोग्रह) translates to “chest-seizure” and refers to the enlargement of the region between the spleen and the liver.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Urograha (उरोग्रह) refers to “stiffness in the sides of the chest and abdomen”.—By the intake of excessively abhiṣyandi (which obstructs channels of circulation) and heavy food, and dry as well as putrefied meat, the fat and muscle tissue of liver and spleen get increased suddenly which causes urograha because of the affliction of the lumber regions by the aggravated kapha and vāyu.

Signs and symptoms of Urograha.—Stiffness, acute pain, ununctuousness, tenderness, heaviness, ādhmāna (abdominal distension), dryness of lumber and cardiac regions, obstruction to the passage of flatus, stool and urine, drowsiness, anorexia and colic pain—these are signs and symptoms of urograha.

Source: Google Books: Diagnosis and treatment of diseases in Āyurveda
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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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Urograha (उरोग्रह).—a disease of the chest, pleurisy.

Derivable forms: urograhaḥ (उरोग्रहः).

Urograha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uras and graha (ग्रह). See also (synonyms): uroghāta.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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