Urustambha, aka: Uru-stambha, Ūrūstambha, Ūrustambha; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Ūrustambha (ऊरुस्तम्भ) refers to “stiffness in thigh muscles”. Vatsanābha (Aconitum ferox), although categorized as sthāvara-viṣa (vegetable poisons), has been extensively used in ayurvedic pharmacopoeia.

Source: Research Gate: Internal applications of Vatsanabha (Aconitum ferox wall)
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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ūrūstambha (ऊरूस्तंभ).—m S Paralysis of the lower extremities. 2 Chronic rheumatism of the thigh.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Ūrustambha (ऊरुस्तम्भ).—paralysis of the lower extremities, rheumatism of the thigh. करिणीवोरुस्तम्भविधृता (kariṇīvorustambhavidhṛtā) K.

-mbhā the plantain tree.

Derivable forms: ūrustambhaḥ (ऊरुस्तम्भः).

Ūrustambha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ūru and stambha (स्तम्भ). See also (synonyms): ūruskambha.

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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