2. A medicine for the cure of epilepsy.

(Ep`i*lep"tic*al) a. Epileptic.

(Ep`i*lep"ti*form) a. Resembling epilepsy.

(Ep`i*lep*tog"e*nous) a. [Gr. 'epi`lhptos epileptic + -genous.] (Med.) Producing epilepsy or epileptoid convulsions; — applied to areas of the body or of the nervous system, stimulation of which produces convulsions.

(Ep`i*lep"toid) a. [Gr. 'epi`lhptos + -oid.] (Med.) Resembling epilepsy; as, epileptoid convulsions.

(Ep`i*lo*ga"tion) n. [LL. epilogatio.] A summing up in a brief account. [Obs.] Udall.

(Ep`i*log"ic Ep`i*log"ic*al) a. 'epilogiko`s.]—> Of or pertaining to an epilogue.

(E*pil"o*gism) n. [Gr. fr. to reckon over, to deliver an epilogue; 'epi` upon + to count, reckon. See Epilogue.] Enumeration; computation. [R.] J. Gregory.

(Ep`i*lo*gis"tic) a. [Cf. Gr. calculating. See Epilogism.] Of or pertaining to epilogue; of the nature of an epilogue. T. Warton.

(E*pil"o*gize) v. i. & t. [See Epilogism.] To speak an epilogue to; to utter as an epilogue.

(Ep"i*logue) n. [F. épilogue, L. epilogus, fr. Gr. conclusion, fr. to say in addition; 'epi` upon, besides + to say. See Legend.]

1. (Drama) A speech or short poem addressed to the spectators and recited by one of the actors, after the conclusion of the play.

A good play no epilogue, yet . . . good plays prove the better by the help of good epilogues.

2. (Rhet.) The closing part of a discourse, in which the principal matters are recapitulated; a conclusion.

(Ep"i*lo*guize) v. i. & t. Same as Epilogize.

(||E*pim"a*chus) n. [NL., fr. Gr. equipped for battle; for + battle.] (Zoöl.) A genus of highly ornate and brilliantly colored birds of Australia, allied to the birds of Paradise.

(||E*pim"e*ra) n. pl. See Epimeron.

(E*pim"er*al) a. (Zoöl.) Pertaining to the epimera.

(Ep"i*mere) n. [Epi- + - mere.] (Biol.) One of the segments of the transverse axis, or the so called homonymous parts; as, for example, one of the several segments of the extremities in vertebrates, or one of the similar segments in plants, such as the segments of a segmented leaf. Syd. Soc. Lex.

(||E*pim"e*ron) n.; pl. Epimera [NL., fr. Gr. 'epi` upon + a part.] (Zoöl.) (a) In crustaceans: The part of the side of a somite external to the basal joint of each appendage. See Illust. under Crustacea. (b) In insects: The lateral piece behind the episternum. [Written also epimerum.]

(Ep`i*nas"tic) a. [Pref. epi- + Gr. pressed close.] (Physiol.) A term applied to that phase of vegetable growth in which an organ grows more rapidly on its upper than on its under surface. See Hyponastic.

(Ep`i*neu"ral) a. [Pref. epi- + neural.] (Anat.) Arising from the neurapophysis of a vertebra.

  By PanEris using Melati.

Previous chapter/page Back Home Email this Search Discuss Bookmark Next chapter/page
Copyright: All texts on Bibliomania are © Bibliomania.com Ltd, and may not be reproduced in any form without our written permission. See our FAQ for more details.