from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Disease.


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  • On the other hand one looks for the explanation of various other disturbances such as those in morbus

    Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1909 - Presentation Speech

  • An exception is to be made, while considering the subject in connection with the region now under advisement, in respect to the formidable affection known as morbus coxarius, or hip-joint disease; and leaving the detail of other lesions to take their place under other heads, that relating to the shoulder, for instance, we turn to the hip joint and its ailments as the chief subject of our present consideration.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • The new disease called morbus Thomsenii, of which I wrote in my report last year, has been carefully studied by several men of eminence, and the following conclusions have been reached as to its pathology: The weight of the evidence seems to prove that it is of a neuropathic rather than a myopathic nature, and that it depends on an exaggerated activity of the nervous apparatus which produces muscular tone, and that it has much analogy to the muscular phenomena of hysterical hypnosis, the genesis of which is precisely explained by a functional hyperactivity of the nervous centers of muscular activity.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 520, December 19, 1885

  • Was it the cholera morbus, that is so prevalent at this season? "

    Ishmael In the Depths

  • On Monday, 23 of April, 1742, Michela Butrageño fell ill with colera morbus ...

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • Do not imagine that you have effected much change in the universe, because your trip-gallant is called the cholera-morbus, and because your pourree is called the cachuca.

    Les Miserables

  • [6344] Seneca, a frantic error; or as Austin, Insanus animi morbus, a furious disease of the soul; insania omnium insanissima, a quintessence of madness; [6345] for he that is superstitious can never be quiet.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Philos. nihil refert an Deus an diabolus, angeli an immundi spiritus aegro opem ferant, morbus curetur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Morbo Gallico laborantes, exponunt ad solem ut morbus exsiccent.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Eorum definitio morbus quid non sit potius quam quid sit, explicat.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


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