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  • noun Plural form of hypochondry.

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Examples

  • [4410] Cupping-glasses applied to the hypochondries, without scarification, do wonderfully resolve wind.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cataplasms, salves, or poultices made of green herbs, pounded, or sod in water till they be soft, which are applied to the hypochondries, and other parts, when the body is empty.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • But the chiefest symptom to discern this species, as I have said, is this, that there be no notable signs in the stomach, hypochondries, or elsewhere, digna, as [2627]

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [2680] Cold sweat from vapours arising from the hypochondries, which pitch upon the skin; leanness for want of good nourishment.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • But this is not always true, for blood and hypochondries both are often affected even in head-melancholy.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • If from the hypochondries, a rumbling inflation, concoction is hindered, often belching, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • If from the mirach, a swelling and wind in the hypochondries, a loathing, and appetite to vomit, pulling upward.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Preparatives and alteratives may be used as before, saving that there must be respect had as well to the liver, spleen, stomach, hypochondries, as to the heart and brain.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Wind is common to all three species, and is not excluded, only that of the hypochondries is [2628] more windy than the rest, saith Hollerius.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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