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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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Containing a Much Larger Collection of Modern Words Than Any Book of the Kind and Price Extant: ... By A. Fisher, ...
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Medical 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
by Robert Jean Campbell
adephagia, addephagia Obs. A morbidly voracious appetite. See bulimia. ADHD Attention deficit ...
Or, Fabulous History of the Heathen Gods and Illustrious Heroes
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 ...
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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 ...
Dictionarium 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 ...
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.
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ADEPHAGIA, in mythology, the goddess of gluttony, to whom the Sicilians paid religious worship. ADEPS, in anatomy, fat ; an animal oil, secreted ...
A 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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