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[ NETHERLANDS - The Liga Medicorum Homeopathica Internationalis (LMHI) - an international homeopathic medical society].

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[ INDIA - Official website of Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH).]

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[ INDIA - Official website of Central Council of Homoeopathy(CCH). ]

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[ NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand Council of Homeopaths. ]

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[CANADA - Official Website of the BC Society of Homeopaths (BCSH) in British Columbia Canada]

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www.nccam.nih.gov/health/homeopathy/
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DRUG PROVING (New & Old Remedies).

www.hominf.org/proving.htm
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www.dynamis.edu/new/provings.html
[The Dynamis School – Searchable Drug Proving Database]

www.homeopathycourses.com
[Luminos Homeopathic Proving – About New Proving]

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A partial dictionary giving meaning of technical terms commonly used in Homoeopathic Materia Medica, Repertory & Pharmacy.


 
 

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Abrasion 

- this is caused by rubbing off of cuticle or superficial layers of the skin by some rough or hard substance. An abrasion does not lead to scar, unless infected or unless the whole thickness of skin is involved. It usually heals within 2 Weeks.

Types:
(a) Scratch: 
     
caused by sharp object passing across the
     skin e.g. nail, thorn, pin etc.

(b) Graze:
     caused by movement of rough object in contact 
     with skin e.g. road traffic accidents when rough 
     road surface grazes against skin.

(c) Pressure Abrasion:
     These are associated with bruising of 
     the skin. Here inward pressure is more.

(d) Impact Abrasion: 
     caused by the impact of the rough object 
     e.g. person knocked down by the motor car.


Acid 

- it is a compound which contains Hydrogen and this may be replaced partially or wholly by metals to produce salts.

Types:
(a) Inorganic acids - Hydrochloric, Sulphuric, Nitric
(b) Organic- Carbolic, Oxalic etc.
(c) Vegetable – Hydrocyanic etc.


Acne 

- it is a disorder of the skin, generally starts in adolescence and is caused by the over activity of the sebaceous glands. The commonest variety is Acne vulgaris occurs mainly on face, chest and back. The sebum produced by the Glands cannot escape because the hair follicles become blocked by a keratin plug and a pustule forms with fluid leaking into the surrounding tissue. The keratin plug turns black forming the familiar blackhead.

Generally it is mild but severe and chronic form may be found with infected cysts and scarring of the skin.



Acne Rosacea 

- skin disease of the face giving the face and nose a flushed appearance due to the enlargement of the blood vessels. Generally found among the women and menopause sometimes acting as a trigger.

Though the cause is uncertain but irritant Foods or drinks or too much alcohol may play a part.


Acrid 

- pungent; irritating; biting.


Active Principle 

- it is the strongly influential constituent of a drug, which can be extracted from a drug and can be, analyzed chemically e.g. Digitoxinum of Digitalis, Cymarin of Apocynum canabinum etc.


Affection 

- it is an artificial type of behavior or speech or writing to impress other people.

Agglutination 

- adhesion; Sticking together; Clumping.

Aggravation 

- conditions of making worse.
Agonising 

- undergo great mental or physical suffering or pain through worrying over something.

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Source:
(1) Shaw s Text Book of Gynecology [12th Edition] (2) Text Book of Materia Medica Part I & Part II by Dr. S.K. Dubey (3) Concise Oxford Dictionary [10 th edition] (4) The Pocket Medical Dictionary by L.M. Harrison (5) Hand Book of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology by Dr. S.C. Basu. (6) Text Book of Homoeopathic Pharmacy by Dr. D.D. Banerjee. (7) Encyclopedia of Repertories by Dr. Castro.

 
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