Uttaroshtha, Uttaroṣṭha: 5 definitions
Uttaroshtha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
The Sanskrit term Uttaroṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Uttarostha or Uttaroshtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)
Uttaroṣṭha (उत्तरोष्ठ):—Upper lip or labium. upper half of soft external structure that forms the boundary of the mouth.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Uttaroṣṭha (उत्तरोष्ठ).—[masculine] upper lip.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Uttaroṣṭha (उत्तरोष्ठ):—[from uttara > ut-tama] m. the upper lip, [Suśruta]
2) [v.s. ...] the upper part of a pillar, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā 53, 29.]
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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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