Vidradhi, Vidradhī: 11 definitions


Vidradhi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Toxicology (Study and Treatment of poison)

Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa

Vidradhi (विद्रधि) refers to “abscess”, as described in the Kāśyapa Saṃhitā: an ancient Sanskrit text from the Pāñcarātra tradition dealing with both Tantra and Viṣacikitsā—an important topic from Āyurveda which deals with the study of Toxicology (Viṣavidyā or Sarpavidyā).—According to the Kaśyapasaṃhita verse V.64, the śakti aspect of Garuḍa is invoked to remove poisons, inflammation, abscess (vidradhi) and infections like Erysipelas.

Unclassified Ayurveda definitions

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Vidradhi (विद्रधि) refers to “an abscess ”, and is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā and the Suśruta-saṃhitā.

Source: Research Gate: Internal applications of Vatsanabha (Aconitum ferox wall)

Vidradhi (विद्रधि) refers to “boil” (also called a furuncle: a deep folliculitis, infection of the hair follicle). Vatsanābha (Aconitum ferox), although categorized as sthāvara-viṣa (vegetable poisons), has been extensively used in ayurvedic pharmacopoeia.

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Vidradhi (विद्रधि):—Abcess

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vidradhi (विद्रधि).—S Phlegmonous inflammation; any deepseated abscess. The classification is of vātajavi0, pittajavi0, kaphajavi0, raktajavi0, kṣatajavi0, tridōṣavi0.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vidradhi (विद्रधि).—An abscess; त्वग्रक्तमांसमेदांसि प्रदूष्यास्थिसमाश्रिताः । दोषाः शोथं शनैर्घोरं जनयन्त्युच्छ्रिता मृशम् ॥ महामूलं रुजापन्नं वृत्तं वाप्यथ वायतम् । स विद्रधिरिति ख्यातो विज्ञेयः षड्विधश्च सः (tvagraktamāṃsamedāṃsi pradūṣyāsthisamāśritāḥ | doṣāḥ śothaṃ śanairghoraṃ janayantyucchritā mṛśam || mahāmūlaṃ rujāpannaṃ vṛttaṃ vāpyatha vāyatam | sa vidradhiriti khyāto vijñeyaḥ ṣaḍvidhaśca saḥ) || Bhāva P.

Derivable forms: vidradhiḥ (विद्रधिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vidradhi (विद्रधि).—m.

(-dhiḥ) Phlegmonoid inflammation; especially deep-seated, or internal abscess. E. vidra piercing, dhā to have, ki aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vidradhi (विद्रधि):—[=vi-dradhi] [from vidra] f. (said to be [from] vi + √dṝ; [according to] to others [from] vidra + √dhā) an abscess ([especially] when deep-seated or internal), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Suśruta] etc. (dhī, [Caraka])

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vidradhi (विद्रधि):—(dhiḥ) 2. m. phlegmonoid inflammation; internal abscess.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vidradhi in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vidradhi (ವಿದ್ರಧಿ):—[noun] a swollen, inflamed area in body tissues, in which pus gathers; an internal abscess.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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