Visravya, Visrāvya: 5 definitions


Visravya 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Visrāvya is a medical term used in Ayurveda meaning "secreting fluids".

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Visrāvya (विस्राव्य).—mfn.

(-vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) 1. To be bled, requiring bleeding. 2. To be made to flow. E. vi, sru to ooze, causal v., yat aff; also visrāvitavya and visrāvaṇīya .

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

1) Visrāvya (विस्राव्य):—[=vi-srāvya] [from vi-srāva > vi-sru] mfn. ([from] idem) to be made to flow, [Mahābhārata] (cf. a-visr)

2) [v.s. ...] dissolving, melting, becoming liquid (-tā f.), [Catalogue(s)]

3) [v.s. ...] to be bled, requiring bleeding, [Suśruta]

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

Visrāvya (विस्राव्य):—[vi-srāvya] (vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) a. That should be made to flow, or bled.

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Visravya 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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