Visucika, Visūcikā, Vishucika: 15 definitions


Visucika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vishuchika.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Visūcikā (विसूचिका) refers to “diarrhea”. Vatsanābha (Aconitum ferox), although categorized as sthāvara-viṣa (vegetable poisons), has been extensively used in ayurvedic pharmacopoeia.

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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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Viṣūcikā (विषूचिका).—See under Brahmā, Para 12).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

visūcikā : (f.) cholera.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Visūcikā, (f.) (cp. *Sk. visūcikā) cholera Miln. 153, 167. (Page 640)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

viśūcikā (विशूचिका).—f S Violent agitation of the system with copious evacuations by vomiting and stool. See viṣūcikā.

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viṣūcikā (विषूचिका).—f S Cholera morbus, or the first stage of it, vomiting and purging. The two other stages are alasikā & vilambikā.

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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

Viṣūcikā (विषूचिका).—Cholera; also विषूचकम् (viṣūcakam); Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.33.6.

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Visūcikā (विसूचिका).—Cholera; सूचीभिरिव गात्राणि तुदन् संतिष्ठतेऽनिलः । यस्याजीर्णेन सा वैद्यैर्विसूचीति निगद्यते (sūcībhiriva gātrāṇi tudan saṃtiṣṭhate'nilaḥ | yasyājīrṇena sā vaidyairvisūcīti nigadyate) Bhāva P.

See also (synonyms): visūcī.

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

Visūcikā (विसूचिका).—f.

(-kā) 1. Spasmodic cholera. 2. Symptom of a disease. E. vi, sūc to apprise, ṇvul aff.; or viśiṣṭā sūcīva ivārthe kan .

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

Visūcikā (विसूचिका).— (akin to sūci), f. 1. Spasmodic colera, [Pañcatantra] 138, 8. 2. Symptoms of disease.

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

Viṣūcikā (विषूचिका).—[feminine] a kind of disease.

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

1) Viṣūcikā (विषूचिका):—[from viṣu] f. ([from] viṣūcī; incorrectly visūcikā) a [particular] disease (indigestion attended with evacuation in both directions [according to] to some ‘cholera in its sporadic form’), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Suśruta]

2) Visūcikā (विसूचिका):—[=vi-sūcikā] [from vi-sūcana] [wrong reading] for vi-ṣ.

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

Visūcikā (विसूचिका):—[vi-sūcikā] (kā) 1. f. Spasmodic cholera; morbid symptom.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Visūcikā (विसूचिका) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Visūiyā.

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Visucika 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Viṣūcikā (विषूचिका):—(nf) cholera; ~[grasta] suffering from cholera.

2) Visūcikā (विसूचिका) [Also spelled visuchika]:—(nf) see [viṣūcikā].

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Viṣūcika (ವಿಷೂಚಿಕ):—[noun] = ವಿಷೂಚಿ [vishuci].

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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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