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Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

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P. and V. λόφος, ὁ, V. πάγος, ὁ, αἶπος, τό, ἄκρα, ἡ (Eur., Or. 871), Ar. and V. ὄχθος, ὁ. Mountain: P. and V. ὄρος, τό. The hills, hilly country: P. and V. τὰ ἄκρα, P. τὰ μετέωρα. Up hill, adj.: P. ἐπικλινής, ἀνάντης, προσάντης, P. and V. ὄρθιος. Met., P. and V. προσάντης; see difficult. Up hill, adv.: P. πρὸς ὄρθιον, (Xen.), πρὸς ἄναντες, V. πρὸς αἶπος. Down hill, adj.: P. εἰς τὸ κάταντες (Xen.), κατὰ πρανοῦς (Xen.). Down hill, adj.: Ar. κατάντης.