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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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subs.

of men: Ar. and V. χρώς, ὁ (rare P.), χροιά, ἡ, P. τὸ ἔξωθεν σῶμα (Thuc. 2, 49).

of an animal, hide: P. and V. δέρμα, τό, βύρσα, ἡ, δορά, ἡ (Plat.), V. δέρος, τό, δέρας, τό, ῥινός, ἡ (Eur., Rhes.).

dressed skins: P. and V. διφθέραι, αἱ (Eur., Frag.).

undressed skins: P. δέρρεις, αἱ.

shield of hide: Ar. ῥινός, ἡ.

garment of skins: V. σισυρνώδης στόλος, ὁ (Soph., Frag.).

garment of goat-skin: Ar. and P. διφθέρα, ἡ.

skin for holding wine: P. and V. ἀσκός, ὁ.

skin of a serpent: V. χιτών, ὁ (Eur., I. T. 288).

escape with a whole skin: see with impunity, under impunity.

v. trans.

Ar. and P. δέρειν, ἀποδέρειν ( Xen.), ἐκδέρειν (Plat., euthydemus, 301. d.), absol. also, V. βύρσαν ἐκδέρειν (Eur., El. 824).