Humorism
Humorism, or humoralism, is a system of medicine detailing the makeup and workings of the human body, adopted by the Indian Ayurveda system of medicine, Ancient Greek and Roman physicians and philosop...
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Ancient Greek medicine
Ancient Greek medicine was a compilation of theories that were constantly expanding through new ideologies and trials. Many components were considered in Ancient Greek Medicine, intertwining the spir...
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Medicine in medieval Islam
In the history of medicine, Islamic medicine, Arabic medicine, Greco-Arabic and Greco-Islamic refer to medicine developed in the Islamic Golden Age, and...
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Unani
Unani-tibb or Unani Medicine also spelled Yunani Medicine (/juːˈnɑːni/; Yūnānī in Arabic, Hindustani, Pashto and Persian) is a form of traditional medicine practiced in middle-east & south-Asian c...
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Cacochymy
In the pre-modern medical practice of humorism, cacochymy, or cacochymia, referred to a depraved habit of body, replete with ill humors, from various causes. When the repletion was merely with blood, ...
Eucrasia
Dyscrasia (or dyskrasia) is a concept from ancient Greek medicine, meaning bad mixture.The concept of dyscrasia was developed by the Greek physician Galen (130–199 AD), who elaborated a model of healt...
Nostalgia
Nostalgia is a sentimentality for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations. The word nostalgia is a learned formation of a Greek compound, consisting of νόστος (nósto...
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Medieval medicine of Western Europe
Medieval medicine in Western Europe was composed of a mixture of existing ideas from antiquity, spiritual influences and what Claude Lévi-Strauss identifies as the "shamanistic complex" and "social co...
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Melancholia
Black bile (Greek: µέλαινα χολή, melaina chole), also lugubriousness, from the Latin lugere, to mourn; moroseness, from the Latin morosus, self-willed, fastidious habit; wistfulness, from old Eng...
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Sehnsucht
Sehnsucht ([ˈzeːnzʊxt]) is a German noun translated as "longing", "yearning", or "craving", or in a wider sense a type of "intensely missing". However, Sehnsucht is difficult to translate adequately a...
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Saudade
Saudade ([sɐwˈðaðɨ], [sawˈdadi] or [sawˈdadʒi], [sawˈðaðe]; plural saudades) is a word in Portuguese and Galician that has no direct translation in English. It describes a deep emotional state of nost...
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Catholicon (electuary)
In pre-modern medicine, catholicon was a soft electuary, so called as being supposedly universal in its curative and prophylactic abilities (see panacea); or a purger of all humours.Different authors...
Divided Kingdom
Divided Kingdom is a novel by British author Rupert Thomson. It was first published in Britain by Bloomsbury in April 2005 and then in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf in June 2005.
The Englis...
Weltschmerz
Weltschmerz (from the German, meaning world-pain or world-weariness, [ˈvɛltʃmɛɐ̯ts]) is a term coined by the German author Jean Paul and denotes the kind of feeling experienced by someone who understa...
Complexion
Complexion refers to the natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especially that of the face.
The word "complexion" is derived from the Late Latin complexi, which initially referred in...