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Adephagia

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Adephagia in Greek mythology was the goddess and personification of gluttony. She is only mentioned in one source, as having a temple on the island of Sicily at which she was worshipped alongside Demeter.

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Google previewAn Accurate New Spelling Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language (1777)

Containing a Much Larger Collection of Modern Words Than Any Book of the Kind and Price Extant: ... By A. Fisher, ...

- Adephagia, the ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1842)

by Robley DUNGLISON

ADEPHAGIA, Boulimia.

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

adephagia, addephagia Obs. A morbidly voracious appetite. See bulimia. ADHD Attention deficit ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Polite Literature (1804)

Or, Fabulous History of the Heathen Gods and Illustrious Heroes

ADEPHAGIA.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

ADEPHAGIA, in mythology, the goddess of gluttony, to whom the Sicilians paid religious worship. ADEPS, in anatomy, the fat found in the abdomen. It also signifies animal-fat of any kind. ADEPTS, a term among alchemists for those who ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference

ADEPHAGIA, in mythology, the goddess of gluttony, to whom the Sicilians paid religious worship. ADEPS, in anatomy, fat; an animal oil, fecreted from the blood and contained in the membrana adiposa, or, as Boerhaave calls it, the membrana ...

Google previewDictionarium medicum universale: or, a New medical dictionary. Containing an explanation of all the terms used in physic, anatomy ... chymistry, etc (1749)

by John Barrow (teacher of mathematics.)

ADEPHAGIA. See Addtpbala. ADEPS (of aa'rþistor to get) fat. ADEPTA philoshpbia (of adiþisror to obtain) it is generally understood of that philosophy whose end is the transmutation of metals ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1915)

adephagia (ad-cf-a'je-ah) [Gr. tbbni>, clot]v enough -+- tpaytiv to eat] . 1. Gluttony. 2. Insatiable hunger. addiction (ad-ik'shun). The state of being given up to some habit, as a drug-habit. addiment (ad'im-ent). Same as complement.

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; or Historical dictionary of the gods, demi-gods, heroes ... (1790)

ADEPHAGIA, the ...

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1805)

ADEPHAGIA, in mythology, the goddess of gluttony, to whom the Sicilians paid religious worship. ADEPS, in anatomy, fat ; an animal oil, secreted ...

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1817)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Physiology ... and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine by Robert Hooper

Adephagia. (From aim, abundantly, and <taj«v, to eat.) Insatiate appetite. See Bulimia.

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