from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any local inflammatory condition following childbirth.
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Of the six qualities of architecture that Vitruvius recognized as many as four (ordinatio, dispositio, eurythmia, sym - metria) consist in the correct arrangement or disposi - tion of parts (De architectura I, 2, 1).
The word optometry comes from the greek words optos and metria meaning, literally "vision measurement."
This form of measurement is called hypsometry from the Greek hypsos, "height" and metria
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