Uttaratantra, aka: Uttara-tantra; 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Uttaratantra (उत्तरतन्त्र).—The Uttara-tantra is part of the Sushruta Samhita, an ayurvedic text. Together with the Purva-tantra, they describe the sciences and practices of medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, diseases of the ear, nose, throat and eye, toxicology, aphrodisiacs and psychiatry.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

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The Uttara-tantra contains four specialities, namely Salakya, Kaumarabruthya, Kayacikitsa and Bhutavidya. The entire Uttara-tantra has been called Aupadravika, since many of the complications of surgical procedures as well as fever, dysentery, cough, hiccough, krmi-roga, pandu, kamala, etc., are briefly described here. The Salakya-tantra portion of the Uttara-tantra describes various diseases of the eye, the ear, the nose and the head.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Uttaratantra (उत्तरतन्त्र).—Name of a supplementary section in the medical work of Suśruta.

Derivable forms: uttaratantram (उत्तरतन्त्रम्).

Uttaratantra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttara and tantra (तन्त्र).

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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