Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, a pustule appearing in the night, or especially troublesome at night.

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Examples

  • The men are subject to attacks of dysentery, diarrhea, hepialus, chronic fevers in winter, of epinyctis, frequently, and of hemorrhoids about the anus.

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