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nurture

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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. and V. τρέφειν, ἐκτρέφειν (Plat.), Ar. and V. βόσκειν, V. κηπεύειν, ἀτάλλειν, ἀλδαίνειν. Met., harbour (feelings, etc.): P. and V. τρέφειν (Plat.), φυλάσσειν, ἔχειν. Bring up: P. and V. τρέφειν (or mid.), ἐκτρέφειν. subs. P. and V. τροφή, ἡ; see food.